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The Show Stopper: Beaded Kumihimo

  • B180547
  • Instructor: Rebecca Combs
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Thu. June 7
  • Time: 8:30am-3:30pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 20
  • Class Fee : $254.00
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Learn beaded kumihimo as you make this dramatic necklace featuring luscious Unicorne Beads borosilicate glass beads. This all-levels class will cover both kumihimo fundamentals as well as advanced design concepts. Kits will be available in several colorways.
Students will Learn:
How to prepare the foam kumihimo disk for braiding including: calculating cord length, estimating number of beads, when and why to use weights, and bobbin management. Students will also learn the 8-warp round kumihimo braiding technique (kongoh gumi) and how to lock beads in place. Finishing techniques including binding, cutting, and gluing are also part of the class curriculum.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 18 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Beading mat, magnifiers, scissors, tape measure. round foam kumihimo disk (4-in. or 6-in.) standard thickness, 8 weighted kumihimo bobbins (approx. 23 g each), clip-on center weight (approx. 45 g).
Materials in Kit:
Seed beads, borosilicate teardrop beads, #18 S-Lon bead cord, magnetic end cap, Big Eye needle, E6000 adhesive, binding thread, printed instructions.
One seat per person per class.
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