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Japanese Kimekomi BOOK


Maki Kagari

Wrapping long lines of thread around the ball in bands of color is one of the easiest ways to quickly decorate the thread-wrapped temari ball. Add weaving or layering, or wrap through a pivot point to acheive countless variations of this versatile technique.

I've made two videos that show this simple technique for temari:

The simplest wrapped design is a band around the equator. We call this an obi.

wide obi on temari ball

Bands of thread wrapped at different angles create fascinating patterns!



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Wrapped designs on Japanese temari

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