Introduction to Kumihimo
Teacher Barbara Bellchambers
Ability level: All ages
Number of Students: Maximum 12
Length of class: 2 hours
Looking for an interesting new skill? Come and learn about Kumihimo. Kimumihimo means "gathering threads"; it is an ancient form of Japanese braiding using a variety of stringing material to make cords. You will Prepare 8 strings for the Kumihimo disc, and learn how to make a round cord that can be used for necklaces, bracelets, edging for clothing, straps for purses and numerous other uses.
During the class you will complete a braclet ( choose to make a double or single braclet) and learn how to add a clasp. You will then cut cords and set up your loom to make a length of kimihimo braid suitable for a necklace which you will complete at home.
Teacher Supplies: 6" Kumihimo disc, colourful rattail cord, end clasp, glue, instructions.
Student Supplies: scissors, a smile
Cost of Workshop: $45.00 to non members $40.00 to members
July 4, 2019
Time: 10 - 12