|Intermediate design. Interpreted design from Atarashii Temari 7 / Cosmo 7 ISBN 4-8377-885-4 page 7 #3. Originally posted 2011, contributed by Colleen P.|
Materials: 23cm circumference mari
DMC Jewel Effects metallic floss: orange E301(5279), blue E334, pink E316(5288), green E703, and black E310.
Waste thread for marking
Prepare Simple 12 Division using waste thread
|Note that *all wrapping and stitching with colored floss uses
4 strands* ; *all wrapping and stitching with black floss
uses 6 strands * Wrap orange floss on every other guideline
(Maki kagari); begin at the equator so starting and stopping
points will not show.
|The stitching is done using the Jyouge
style (stitched pole to pole). Begin stitching .7 cm from
a pole and
work toward the equator. Stitch under the waste thread
stitches with colored floss are .5cm apart. Because this floss
do as little bending and folding as possible while stitching.
stitch by going straight under the guideline and continuing on
next stitch. If your mari is significantly different in size you
may have to adjust the number of strands of floss you use and/or
the distance between stitches to make a Temari with the same
Stitch the first round with blue floss.
|Round 2 – pink
Round 3 – green
Round 4 - orange
Round 5 – blue
Round 6 – pink
Round 7 – green
Last round – orange
|Remove the waste thread if you wish,
but be sure you can find the equator. Wrap black floss
between the sections (Maki kagari). This wrapping will cover the
stitches made with the colored floss. Begin at the equator so
starting and stopping points will not show. Wrap black
floss on the equator. Use the black floss to wrap the thread
groups at the equator. This will help keep the colored floss in
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