Local Spot Light: Kumihimo Techniques Workshop

  • 03 Jun 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 68 Elbo Lane
  • 3


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Learn the Japanese form of braid-making with Georgette Sahm.

Learn basic beaded kumihimo techniques as you make a bracelet using 8/0 seed beads. The class will cover the fundamentals of kumihimo, including; Cord length requirements, threading beads, kumihimo braiding, and finishing techniques. All level of beaders are welcome. Kits are available and are recommended.

Georgette Sahm was a Home Economics teacher for 16 years and has taught various textile class for all levels including adults.  She has taught many beading techniques such as, bead crochet, herringbone, peyote, kumihimo and beaded chainmaille.

Kit Contents: The kit includes the following:

1 - Kumihimo Disk 6" 

8 - No Tangle Bobbins

1 - S-Lon Bead Cord Lt Grey (77 yards)

90 grams of 8/0 beads (Red, Black, White (10 grams), Light Blue and Dark Blue)

1 - Glue in Toggle

1 - Collapsible Big Eye Needle

1 - Safety Pin

1 - Weight Bag 

1 - E6000 Glue

1 - New Super Glue

Kits will cost $35  (Retail $47.06)

NOTE: There will be enough beads and cord to complete multiple bracelets.

Supplies to Bring: Beading Mat, 18 pennies, Task light, Magnifier, scissors, tape measure

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