Learn Kumihimo Basics

$137.00

Kumihimo is a traditional Japanese artform of making braids and cords. Literally meaning “gathered threads”, Kumihimo are made by interlacing reels of yarn, commonly silk, with the use of traditional, specialized looms – either a Marudai or a Takadai or with foam looms.

In this course we will learn how to make Kumihimo using round foam looms.

How to braid with different cords
How to make different patterns
How to make beaded Kumihimo
With these techniques you will be able to make necklaces and bracelets that are unique and beautiful!

SKU: 4-06-23 Categories: ,

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 1:

  • About the instructor, show pieces
  • Types & tools- disc, cords, weight etc
  • Basic math and setting up loom

Class 2:

  • One color simple braid: Yatsu Gumi
  • Types of braiding

Class 3:

  • Finishing the necklace
  • Binding
  • cutting
  • adding metals

Class 4:

  • Combining fibers for texture
  • Two color spiral
  • How to get the beads- spinner, big eye, loop

Class 5:

  • Beaded cord prep
  • Mixed colors- counted, not counted

Class 6

  • Braiding with beads

Class 7:

  • Different shapes of beads
  • Scalloped 8 strands- adding glue got duos

Class 8:

  • Beaded bracelet math
  • Beaded bracelet – duo bracelet lay out

Class 9:

  • Making duo bracelet
  • Counted patterns

BONUS:

Bonus class:

  • Troubleshooting when missing beads
  • Color Chart
  • Pattern for Super Duo Bracelet
  • Pattern for earring

Additional information

Language

English

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