Fashion trends of the East got to the ranks of handymakers.
A new hobby is products in Kansas technique, ancient Japanese art.
The needlewomen reproduce both traditional flowers and create their own invented decorations for the house.
Kanzashi - what is it?
In the traditional Japanese sense of KansasAre women's jewelry for hair. They come in different shapes and are worn with a kimono. Kanzas are not only a beautiful decoration, but also demonstrate the status and emphasize the age of the woman.
Kanzas are made from a variety of materials, howeverIn the world the greatest popularity was acquired by hana kanzashi. These hairpins are made in the form of a variety of colors and are intended mainly for the Maiko - young geisha pupils. Kanzash flowers are created from numerous small squares of silk according to the technique of folding.
Real kanzaks are created from preciousMetals, wood, tortoise shells. Geisha students use to decorate numerous silk flowers, and experienced priestesses wear one modest but expensive comb.
This technique of needlework has acquired a lotFans outside of Japan. Products are unusual and very beautiful, they are great for decorating an interior or as a gift. In this case, it is not necessary to use natural silk. To create hand-made articles on the technique of kanzash, needlewomen choose satin, ribbons, chiffon, crepe and other lightweight fabrics.
Cones on Kansas technique
Today, the Kansas technique is used to createUnusual, original interior items. Bumps look very effective. Depending on the colors of the fabric, you can get both a festive Christmas tree toy and a modest decorative accessory.
To make a bump, choose satin wide ribbons of two colors. You will also need:
- a ball for the basis-
- transparent glue-
- capron / nylon thread-
Ribbon is cut into even squares. On the ball, mark the center point. Glue on it one of the squares, aligning the middle. Fold the remaining pieces in half so that the triangles are formed.
Working with the base on an even surface is inconvenient. To the ball does not roll back, place its jar / cup, the diameter of the hole which is slightly smaller. For fixing on the table, you can use double-sided adhesive tape.
Details triangles folded and sew onThe long side. Four pieces to glue on the square, already located on the ball. Connect should be sharp corners to the center of the base. Also, the remaining rows will be located, consisting of two parts of 4 parts.
The second row of cones should be placed in gapsFirst, pasting just below. The next four details, close the empty spaces. Make sure that the last four triangles are on the same line with the previous ones on the bottom edge. Create the next series in a similar way, changing the colors.
When the ball is almost completely hidden under"Petals", turn it over and seal the empty space with a satin box (as in the very beginning). Over it, glue the last rows of triangles, strictly observing the direction of the corners (they should be directed outward, like the whole product). Top of the cone zadekorirovat remnants of the tape, collecting it in an improvised flower on a string. Complete the creation of the product with a beautiful bead, button or hanging loop.