|Accomplished beginner to intermediate design; interpreted from Naniwa Temari & Miyako Temari / Elegant Temari ISBN-8377-0695-9, pg 4. Contributed by Janice M.|
|Materials: 24cm mari wrapped in black thread.
Pearl cotton #5 in purple, lavender, pink and light pink.
Marking thread: medium silver metallic thread
Prepare a 10-Combination Division
|Pentagons: Locate one of the 12 pentagons. Referring to
diagram 1, place pins at
points A-E, 1/8 of the distance from X -Y. Using purple, stitch from A-B-C-DE-A, forming
a pentagon. Stitch a second row in purple, and a third row in lavender. Repeat on the
remaining 11 pentagons, interlocking pentagons nejiri style, as in the diagram.
Stars: Referring to diagram 1, place pins at points 1-5, 1/2 way between O - P. Refer to the star at the lower left of the diagram while stitching. Threads will interlock nejiri style. With pink, stitch Hoshi Kagari from 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 1, forming a star. Stitch a total of 4 rounds of pink and one round of light pink. Repeat on the remaining 11 pentagons.
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