Butterflies have been used as a motif for one of the historical tsumami kanzashi.
They have also been used as a pattern for kimonos because of their gracefulness,
and as a symbol of immortality because of the mysterious way they change during their growth.
It was also used as a family crest.
In This Lesson:
We will make a christmas ornament
Required Technical Level : Beginners~
You can learn : How to make a sideways butterfly using the basic techniques (maru and ken tsumami), how to make a silver thread wire and antenna of the butterfly, and finish it with a simple dyeing process.
Making The Base
Tools and materials to prepare, and step by step instruction to make the base of the ornament butterfly.
~Maru tsumami and Ken tsumami~
You can learn how to create butterfly wings using maru and ken tsumami techniques, and tips to arrange tsumami as a sideways butterfly.
You can learn the easy way of dyeing after you finished making tsumami using easy to get materials.