Kusudama - My try


The Japanese kusudama is a paper ball made out of multiple identical origami shapes glued together. This is my try of it. :)


Before it all could be rolled into a ball :)






The final Kusudama :)

A Closer look!




10 comments:

Kitchen Flavours said...

Very pretty....I too have bookmarked it long back...Will try this soon...

Parita said...

Oh wow i never knew about kusudama..looks gorgeous :)

. said...

Hi

Can you plz tell me how to roll the flowers into ball.. is tat done by clue or tie up by thread...

. said...

Hi

Can you plz tell me how to roll the flowers into ball.. is tat done by glue or tie up by thread...

Nithya said...

Hi .

sorry for the late reply. It has to be stuck together only.

http://foldingtrees.com/2008/11/kusudama-tutorial-part-2/

the above link is a nice tutorial for to make the kusudama ball. do take a look. Hope it will be useful for you.

Gayathri said...

Hey nithya,
all ur crafts are too good!! take a look at mine if u find time :) by any chance are u from MOP? cuz i noticed u mention 'yaatra' in one of ur posts :) also do let me know where you get ur craft sheets in chennai pa, mainly for origami.. i dont find good quality papers anywhere much these days :(

Cheers,
Gayathri
www.littlepinkpebbles.com

Gayathri said...

u replied to only half the question nithi :D

Gayathri
www.littlepinkpebbles.com

Devi Meyyappan said...

Nithya.. its so so beautiful :), I tried this one today (not the whole ball, just a flower), it was interesting :), thanks a ton for the idea :)!!.. I posted it http://h4space.blogspot.com/2009/12/kusudama-flower.html and I appreciate your patience :)

J said...

Hey nits,
ur blog is awesome! I am sure so many of us will get inspired by your great work and get to master them..I just came accross ur blog and went through all the posts..Its simply superb. i wonder how you can draw symmytric kolams the perfect curves and perfect lines! Enjoyed looking at all of them. Keep up the good work.

Vidya said...

wow! I am speechless..

Vidya