Before starting the process of creating balls with embroidery thread, we must bear in mind, for what purpose we want to use the ball of embroidery thread.
This has many applications, especially in the decorative aspect, in which we will be exploring little by little in what advances the article.
Each one of these has both common and dissonant elements in the preparation of said element.
Therefore, this must be considered before starting the elaboration process.
Applications to Make an Embroidery Thread
In the decorative point of view, there are various applications for this tool either as, decoration of lamps, Christmas balls, the famous Japanese temari, with all their patterns.
In the sewing point of view, they are also usually placed that way so that it is more comfortable for the person to work like that.
The ingredients needed to develop the ball of yarn for this occasion are the following;
- Embroidery thread of the preferred color
- 250 ml of water
- White paste powder or pasty
- A balloon
- Color loops of preference.
- One pin
Elaboration Process: To make this type of the ball of a decorative thread the first thing to do is to inflate and tie the balloon to the desired size of the ball to develop.
Then you must mix the water with the tail, stir until it is a solution homogeneous. The next step is to soak all the yarn to be used in the solution already developed with the glue.
Once this has been done, wrap the yarn in the balloon in such a way that it remains in the desired way and let it dry for 2 to 4 hours, until the glue has dried completely on the yarn.
The next step is to pick up the balloon with the pin, in such a way that the only thing that settles is the ball of thread fully glued.
The last step is decoration, for this, you can use the loop wrapping yarn ball through the equator, and with this create the handle where the ball of the Christmas tree will be fastened.
This way he will be able to make all his Christmas decorations to his liking, saving himself some money and enjoying his elaboration with his family.
Mask for Lamp
The ingredients required to make this decoration are the following;
- A large soccer or volleyball ball.
- A small plate.
- Embroidery thread.
- 350 ml Water.
- 200 gr Powdered cola.
- A screw.
- Epoxy resin.
- Pair of gloves.
- Plastic wrapping paper.
- 1 mask for the face.
Elaboration Process: The process of making this decorative element begins by verifying that the ball in question is filled. The next step is to mix the water with the glue and stir until the mixture gets homogeneous.
Then all the yarn to be used in the created solution is soaked. The next step is to place the ball on the plate, taking into account that it must be just on the opposite side, to the inflation valve of the ball, then wrap these two elements with the wrapping paper.
Then begin to place the yarn on the ball, without it touching the area corresponding to the air valve or the area where the plate is.
Do this again and again until the desired pattern is on the ball. Once we have the ball covered, I leave the two areas mentioned above, let it dry for two or four hours, until the yarn has completely dried.
Now, we proceed to deflate the ball, for this, we will use the torillo, which, insert in the inflation valve, until it is completely empty, then it will be removed by the for where the plate is so that only the ball of yarn already manufactured remains.
The last step is to spray with epoxy resin to the ball of yarn in order to harden it.For this, it is recommended to use protective equipment such as gloves, and the mask for your face.
When spraying the ball, it should be left to dry for 6 hours and then just enough to place it in the desired lamp and will have a nice decoration that will be at the level of a teacher in the field.
Thread Ball for Sewing
Many seamstresses, prefer to make balls with sewing thread, already, which claim that it is much easier to handle than free or even being rolled in a rhombic way.
For this only two ingredients are needed, which are;
- Embroidery thread.
- Toilet paper cardboard.
Elaboration Process: The process to build the yarn ball, it is simple to grasp the yarn and start to cross-wrap the toilet paper cardboard, you must gradually move the direction of the thread from left to right. Until gradually one completely completes a thread ball.
Well, that was all for today. Will meet with some more info when I get back. Till then cheers!