Japanese crafts

Japanese crafts

Bow with their hands - a kind of icing on the cake. Whatever decorated flirtatious bow, it is always the most emphasis, without which it would have been kind of unfinished.

Is this a bow for a gift or a bow in her hair schoolgirl, flirty bow on the bag, or a lush bow on the head of the baby.

Make a bow with his own can and should be! Agree, it's silly to buy bows, if they can make their own in a very short time.

On our site we have assembled a collection of lessons for the production of various kinds of ribbons, so that all interested persons are welcome to pass obscene bow with their hands, bow and bow-kanzashi hook. Also see the query results for the search word bow, there are also very interesting.

Butterfly own hands. Diagrams, descriptions and workshops

Bright flying butterfly - a symbol of summer, is not it? Maybe it's because we love to do the butterflies with their own hands. Each mistress chooses his techniques perform butterflies, but that the semantic load remains the same: summer, carefree, happiness.

Our site has collected a huge selection of home-made butterflies, among which you will certainly find a butterfly of his dreams. Options butterflies with their hands so much that it is difficult to list them in a short article.

But you can easily familiarize yourself with all of our findings for tags: butterfly with his own hands, butterfly crochet butterfly embroidery, as well as a search word butterfly.

All of needlework: mastering a variety of needlework techniques of felting to origami and do crafts with their hands from a wide range of materials.

See our collection of master classes and lessons for beginners as well as helpful tips, diagrams, patterns and instructions.

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knitted toys loved by children and adults. Toys crochet and knitting, there are all sorts of shapes and sizes. Now very popular among the Japanese art of toy lovers amigurumi or knitting soft little animals and humanoids or crocheted.

In this article we describe in detail about how to learn to knit amigurumi and tell you about our collection, which is already more than two hundred diagrams and descriptions of knitting amigurumi.

In the photo you can see the work of Aleksandrov Gnevko - funny alien-amigurumi. Alexander loves to knit amigurumi and at our request, gave details to all our readers on how to do it. Let us learn to knit amigurumi together!

Kusudama Christmas ball made of felt with their hands

Do you know that in Japan, decided to give the New Year balls Kusudama as a symbol of health and prosperity? Although tradition and not ours, but because it is good!

And as Christmas tree ornaments with their hands Kusudama copes. But what if you try to make the ball Kusudama of felt? A great idea that will help to kill two birds with one stone. After all, a gift with meaning is always more interesting and more original trinkets.

How to make a snowflake in kanzashi technology. Workshops

One can not imagine winter without snow, and snow without snowflakes. And because any Christmas decor asks, no, demands snowflakes! Let's now look at snowflakes manufacturing option not suck traditional, or rather not our tradition. Namely, in Japanese kanzashi technology.

Sophistication real Japanese kanzashi is that thousands of women around the world not only enthusiastically mastering this art, but also to find new forms and uses of such ornaments.

Dolls of paper in the art of origami modules classical Kusudama

Beautiful dolls can be made from any available material, such as paper.

Speaking of crafts out of paper for many of us immediately comes to mind the mysterious word "origami" folding art of various figures out of paper.

In the photo you see Pierrot and Malvina - dolls made of paper by Tatiana Prosnyakovoy.

Technique of performance of these characters - a kind of modular origami. The name of this technique in a very beautiful "flower dolls". All the artifact is made of modules classical Kusudama "Superbowl", sometimes called "Flower Kusudama" or "Clove Kusudama".

This refined Kusudama consists of forty identical modules which are sewn into the bowl. A separate modules of various sizes can be various dolls handicrafts. The module first may seem too simple, but after some practice it is easy to perform even elementary school students.

Japanese fabric painting tradition: how to create a fabric for the kimono?

Who of us at least once out of sight Japanese kimono? This element of traditional Japanese costume - a work of art that inspires many creative people to experiment and handmade feats.

Each kimono in its own special and unique, because the fabric is always prepared for it manually. We offer you to watch some videos, so that you can get acquainted with all stages of this complex process, from creating a sketch, painting and dyeing fabric to gilding and embroidery decorative elements.

"Snake skin" on the fabric: a master class in nodular batik Shibori

Japanese technique Shibori nodular batik is very popular with our masters. One way of doing Shibori called "honeycomb". He served as an inspiration to come up with Svetlana Rybalko imitation "snake skin" on the fabric.

See how this looks nice pattern in the finished product:

Fabric painting technique, which we now call nodular batik, It can be divided into several groups. This Japanese technique of batik "Shibori" (shibori) - folding batik, in which the fabric is folded in a certain way, and stained bandage. Indochina us reached batik "Bandhu" ( "tie-okras") or nodular batik. As well as nodular batik, which drawings are created by stitching patterns, called "tritik".

Today we are going to talk a little bit about all the species, and we'll start with the technology "Bandha" - nodular batik paintings which consist of a set of points - white and color. With this technique can also be achieved "marble" of patterns on the fabric, various patterns and dots.

This simple and catchy tissue staining technique that will suit for summer projects with children to tie knots in the cloth bandage fabric threads or elastic bands to intercept and then brightly painted in all colors of the rainbow - a fascinating exercise in the fresh air on a warm summer day.

Japanese crafts: an overview

Amigurumi - Japanese knitted toys

Japanese kanzashi - fabric flowers

Temari - the ancient Japanese art of embroidery balls

Mizuhiki - the Japanese art of tying cords

mizuhiki Another kind of thriving Japanese arts and crafts, in its recalls macramé weaving technology, but more elegant and miniature.

So, what is mizuhiki - is the art of tying cords of various units, which are created as a result of the stunning beauty of patterns, has its roots in the 18th century.

Scope is also diverse - postcards, letters, hairstyles, handbags, gift wrapping. By the way, thanks to gift wrapping mizuhiki widespread. After all, they rely gifts for all occasions in a person's life. There is an enormous amount of components and compositions in mizuhiki that not every Japanese knows them all by heart, along with this, there are the basic most common components that are used for the congratulations on the birth of a child, a wedding, funerals, birthday or going to university.

Osie - the Japanese art of creating a three-dimensional picture of the fabric and cardboard

Osie - Japanese hendmeyd to create a three-dimensional picture of cardboard and tissue paper or with the use of application technology. Very popular this kind of needlework in Japan, in Russia it has not yet received a special distribution, while learning how to create a picture in the technique osie very simple. To create paintings osie-needed Japanese washi paper (which is based on fiber mulberry, Gump, mitsumata and some other plants) fabrics, cardboard, batting, glue, scissors.

Japanese crafts kinusayga - silk paintings

Furoshiki - Japanese art of packaging

Terimen - fabric sculpture in miniature

Kumihimo - one of the most ancient forms of weaving laces, first mentioned in the 50th year. In Japanese kumi - folding, himo - thread (folding strands). The laces were used as functional - Mount samurai weapons, armor tying horses, a bunch of heavy objects, as well as for decorative purposes - tying kimono belt (obi), gift wrapping. Tat laces Kumihimo preferably on machines, they are distinguished two types, and takaday maruday, obtained using the first flat cables, the second - round.

Sachiko - Japanese art of embroidery

Sachiko - simple and delicious Japanese crafts, something similar to the patchwork. Sachiko - it is a simple, yet elegant embroidery. In Japanese, the word "Sachiko" means "little prick" that fully characterizes the technique of execution of stitches. Initially Sachiko patterns used for quilting and clothing insulation, rather poor women piled fabric worn in multiple layers and connected it with the help of technology Sachiko, thus receives a warm quilted jacket. Currently, Sachiko is widely used for decorative purposes.

  • Contrast fabric and thread - the traditional color of the fabric is dark blue, indigo, color thread - white, often used a combination of black and white colors. Now of course the color palette so not strictly adhere to.
  • Stitches should never cross ornament on intersections between them should be the distance.
  • The stitches should be the same size, the distance between them must also not differ uneven.

Kusudama - the art of creating spheres

Kusudama - in Japanese kusuri (medicine) and tama (ball), literally "medicinal ball." Kusudama art comes from ancient Japanese traditions when Kusudama used for incense and mixtures of dried petals. Generally Kusudama is a paper ball consisting of a large number of modules, stacked from a square sheet of paper (symbolizing flowers).

Individual modules can be connected together by means of adhesive or thread. Sometimes the bottom of Kusudama attached brush. The result is a highly original bouquet of flowers that you can give or decorate interer.Shary-Kusudama considered precursors of modular origami. Kusudama sometimes confused with modular origami, because its elements are not nested, and sewn or glued.

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Japanese crafts

Amezaiku - is the Japanese art of making candy in the form of realistic animals, it is considered that it appeared in the era of Hayyan (6-12 century), sweet animal figurines were used as offerings to the gods in the temples. Later amezaiku of religious practice have become a part of everyday life, visual appeal made candies popular entertainment for the common people. Initially, in the manufacture of amezaiku Japanese used.

Jizai Okimono - an ancient Japanese craft that emerged in peacetime, in the middle of the Edo period. Feudal era came to an end, and the smiths, gunsmiths were out of work in order to survive they had to use their skills to something else, and there was Jizai Okimono one of the finest Japanese art forms. Loosely translated, this small metal or wooden sculptures of dragons, birds, fish, snakes and insects that.

Kiku ningyo - Japanese dolls from the living chrysanthemums.

I like mysterious Japanese culture. The secret of its prosperity, perhaps, lies in the fact that it cares for its traditions and customs. Japan gave the world many interesting types of needlework and creativity. Here is another Kiku ningyo (Kiku-ningyo) - live chrysanthemum dolls. Every fall, these dolls are made for the traditional festival of chrysanthemums in the cities of Hirakata and Nihonmatsu. Chrysanthemums have been cultivated here in the 17th century, and Nihonmatsu.

Kintsugi - «golden seam Arts"

Kintsugi - Japanese tradition gluing broken dishes, using glue and gold powder, fits perfectly into the Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi. Its essence is that you can find beauty in objects that are far from perfect. In this case, turn the main flaw in dignity. Kintsugi story begins at the end of the fifteenth century, during the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa, a great lover of art and tea ceremony. The story goes that one day.

Osie - volumetric Japanese paintings from the paper and fabric.

Japanese crafts - osie Japanese crafts osie appeared in Japan in the Edo period (1603-1867g.g) and is popular with Japanese hendmeykerov to this day. Like all Japanese handicraft osie does not tolerate bustle and haste. Further material is of fundamental importance for these pictures. Here, as in "mizuhiki" (this needlework I wrote in a previous post) uses Japanese paper washi, it differs from conventional paper on wood.

mizuhiki - Japanese crafts Japan gave the world a lot of interesting and unusual ideas needlework, it kinusayga, kirigami, amigurumi, kanzashi, Temari, furoshiki, pressed flower craft, about which I wrote here is one more. Mizuhiki - the art of weaving units of the special thin paper pressed laces (ropes). Subtle, skillfully woven rope, embody the wisdom of Japanese culture. Bright, colorful designs mizuhiki.

Ancient Japanese crafts - furoshiki (furoshiki).

furoshiki (furoshiki) came from Japan Another ancient Japanese crafts to conquer the world. Furashiki or furasiki translates as a bath mat. In the old days in the Japanese baths used to be going to the cotton kimono, which the Japanese brought with them out of the house together with a special mat that stood until undressed. After the bath, wet kimono wrapped in a bath mat and used it as a bag. So mat turned.

Pressed flower craft - the form of decorative art, the performance of the paintings with natural materials: leaves, flowers, bark. It is also called presosovannoy florist or flower painting. pressed flower craft pressed flower craft Kira Insurance Looking at osibanu Kira insurance, you realize that it is actually a flower painting, all that you see in this picture made from plant material, without the use of dyes. Like.

A lot of interesting handicrafts shattered all over the world from Japan. Ikebana, origami, kinusayga, MANIGAULT, kirigami, bosay.Segodnya will discuss Temari. Japanese crafts - Temari (more.)

Japanese crafts - kanzashi (Kansas)

Relatively recently I discovered a Japanese technique for creating textile colors - Kansas (kanzashi). In fact, Kansas - Japanese traditional hair ornaments, worn with a kimono, and sometimes it's decoration was worth no less of a kimono. At the heart of this technology lies in a certain way folding square pieces of fabric, used to make the petals of a flower for the future. The petals are of two types are narrow and flat. And already.

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