Kumihimo Braiding and Beading

 Booking details for

KUMIHIMO BRAIDING AND BEADING

Kumihimo Braiding and Beading

10th August

1.00pm - 3.30pm

Kumihimo is a Japanese form of braid-making. Cords and ribbons are made by interlacing strands. Kumi himo is Japanese for "gathered threads".

 

Using a simple disc, and carefully following the instructions, you can make braids with up to 24 strands of thread, and even add beads, to create stunning pieces of jewellery. 

 This workshop will cover:

 

  • Selecting and preparing threads

  • Methods of weaving to give desired pattern

  • How to combine threads and beads.

  • How to use bobbins for longer braids.

  • How to finish the braid for making into jewellery

 

Maximum of 6 per workshop

 

Cost: £25 includes all materials and tuition,

PLUS refreshments, all tuition notes, equipment and design resources

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