In English from Yoimaru on Twitter.

As with this post, I want to keep posting these here on Tumblr so people can see them!!!! Because it’s really fucking important, folks! I know it’s a giant fandom and I know it’s messy and it’s difficult to keep track of all of this, but it matters a lot.

Even with credit, you are taking the attention away from the original creators.

Stop reposting art and please respect artists. They deserve credit and notes. Be decent fans!

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Temari balls are a folk art form that originated in China and was introduced to Japan around the 7th century A.D.”Temari” means “hand ball” in Japanese. Historically, temari were constructed from the remnants of old kimonos. Pieces of silk fabric would be wadded up to form a ball, and then the wad would be wrapped with strips of fabric. As time passed, traditional temari became an art, with the functional stitching becoming more decorative and detailed, until the balls displayed intricate embroidery.

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