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Learn Kumihimo Basics! LIVE w/ Shahar Boyayan

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Learn Kumihimo Basics!

Free LIVE Training w/  Shahar Boyayan

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Live and Free*: Feb. 7-9, 2022!
from 11:00am-2pm EDT
(8-11am PT, 9-12pm MT, 10-1pm CT,
3-6pm GMT, 4-7pm BST)

*This live and free course is available for free only during the live broadcast, and it does not include bonus materials such as supplies list, additional tools and resources, access to the bonus classes, etc.
These perks are only available in the paid version of the course.

About the course

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!

Learn Kumihimo Basics! LIVE w/ Shahar Boyayan
Curious Mondo Instructor Shahar Boyayan

About The Instructor

Shahar Boyayan


I sculpt animals. I mangle and twist wool, I wet, poke and take air out to force the fiber to connect to itself and turn it into sculptures of lively animals.

I often focus on species that are disappearing.

I start with wool but textiles and embroidery are frequently part of the finished piece.

I start by choosing the animal I want to sculpt and the story it needs to tell, then I look for the colors of wool I will need. The technique is called needle felting and it asks for batts of wool because it felts faster. Then a barbed needle, a piece of foam, sometimes some wire and I’m ready to start poking the fiber and taking it on its new journey.

This is my way of telling to the World that all life forms matter and should be honored and to try to reconnect people with nature.

Making is part of my daily activities. Since I’ve arrived in Utah in 2004 I’ve been leaning to tell fiber stories in different ways and becoming more courageous to experiment and incorporate new materials.

I’ve published 3 books, have participated in several exhibits and am the owner of Curious Mondo, a company focused on teaching art and resourcefulness to people.

 
*This live and free course is available for free only during the live broadcast, and it does not include bonus materials such as supplies list, additional tools and resources, access to the bonus classes, etc. These perks are only available in the paid version of the course.

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