Several forms of stitching are native to the country of Japan including temari, bunka work, sashiko and traditional silk embroidery on clothing.
Bunka Craft Embroidery Company
Designer and manufacturer of bunka embroidery kits. Also offering supplies and instruction in the art of Japanese bunka shishu.
Bunka With Flair
Japanese art of stichery with rayon thread and a punch needle. Kits, accessories and teacher referrals.
The Japanese Embroidery Center
Georgia, USA, studio. Classes, supplies (fabrics, threads, tools and books) and a gallery.
Japanese Embroidery UK
Kurenai-Kai graduate authorized tutors, supplies, classes and inspiration in the UK.
Temari book author, Barbara B. Suess, shares temari photos by level of stitching, free temari patterns and book information.
Japanese school in Chiba, Japan. Education, supplies, exhibits of stitching on obi and kimono.
Sashiko design, instruction and gallery. Kofu (traditional fabric) gallery.
Temari Addict Australia
Connect with temari stitchers and share resources in Australia.
Temari from Russia
Traditional Japanese embroidered balls - gallery, patterns, articles. Site in Russian, but most pictures and diagrams are understandable without knowledge of Russian.
Yahoo discussion group companion site. Features patterns, resources, a how-to guide, community albums, and mailing list.
Wikipedia: Sashiko Quilting
Information on a functional type of stitching used to decorate clothing as well as hold it together.
Yahoo Group: TemariChallenge
Forum for exploring the techniques and designs of temari. Experienced stitchers help answer questions that go beyond the basics.
Yahoo Group: The Japanese Embroidery List
A forum for students and teachers of the Japanese Embroidery Center in Georgia, USA.
Last update:October 3, 2015 at 6:15:07 UTC