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« on: July 15, 2008 12:06:49 AM »

I guess that is redundant since a Mari is a ball. That is Japanese thread ball for anyone who doesn't know. Anyway, here are my first three efforts. The paterns are from the book "Japanese Temari" by Barbara B. Suess. This is a great beginers book that I picked up at the library.
I tried one many years ago after seing it on Carole Duvall but It wouldn't register in my silly putty brain. When I spotted this book, I decided to give it a go.




I posted the pictures in order that they were made. Hope you like em :0)
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« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2008 12:11:00 AM »

Impressive!!!
 
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« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2008 12:12:06 AM »

Gosh, these are beautiful and very intricate.  They look like they are very hard to do. Lovely!!!
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« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2008 12:22:04 AM »

Those are lovely. I haven't seen Tamari in ages. like 15 years. I've wanted to make one since I first saw one. But I haven't done it yet. they are so beautiful.

Thanks for sharing and reminding me.
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« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2008 12:49:55 AM »

Those are seriously amazing. I think the first one is my favourite.
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« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2008 01:13:04 AM »

stunning!
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« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2008 02:23:28 AM »

Those are really cool! I like the first one! (color and design-wise)
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« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2008 05:02:43 AM »

How long does something like that take? They're beautiful!
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« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2008 05:14:59 AM »

Those are beautiful!  I can't imagine how hard they must be to do.  I can hardly braid hair, let alone keep track of that many threads! 

Great work!
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Stunning! I've never seen this before!
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