How to make Japanese temari

Temari courses and classes

Instructions on this website

How to make the temari ball
How to make a teenie (very small!) temari ball
Start stitching
End stitching
Wrap an obi
Mark a simple 8 division (with video)
Stitch a 5-point star
Make a hanger
Use a v-ruler
Kiku herringbone stitching
The Language of Temari
How to use the circumference rulers to mark a combination 10 division
Kyo thread - what is it? Color choices etc.

Free Temari Patterns

Red Hot Star TemariChristmas RibbonsGreen Orchid


Temari glossary and stitch directory (Interactive)
Temari Workbook of Diagrams and Markings
Temari glossary to download (pdf)
Books from Japan
Download a guide to Japanese Temari Books
Find a teacher in your area...
Watch and learn - visit Barb's YouTube channel


Links to temari websites in English
Links to temari websites in other languages