Mimster Kit - Mosaic Embroidery
Create an embroidered work of art with the Mimster Kit - Mosaic Embroidery!
We are thrilled to welcome Tomomi Mimura to Loop in May!
Tomomi is also bringing some of her wonderful mosaic embroidery kits to Loop! Kits include a lovely small embroidery hoop that also serves as a frame when you are finished.
Please note: If you are signed up for her workshop you will receive a different kit. These are separate from what is being done in the class.
These kits are perfect for beginners as well.
What is Mosaic Darning?
A unique technique that uses drawing in a mosaic - like style using darning, pioneered by Tomomi Mimura, the founder of "mimster". Her whimsical and colourful world view is mainly created using the technique of mosaic darning.
- Embroidery frame (10cm×7.5cm)
- Linen cloth with printed design
- 1 needle
- 5 colours of yarn (colours may vary per kit) on small wooden clips
- Thread- black and white
- Detailed instructions in English as well as diagrams
Please note that the scissors pictured are not included with the kit.
Photos are courtesy of @Mimstermade and are for reference only.
Tomomi Mimura is from the southern island of Okinawa and currently lives near Tokyo. She is an artist and a creator of mosaic-darning. Tomomi came across mosaic tiles in Guell park in Barcelona which served as inspiration to create her unique "darning embroidery" for her whimsical illustrations made of darning pieces or "tiles".