Event Details

Introduction to Kumihimo Workshop

  • 5 Mar 2022
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Artisans Centre, Peterborough Square
  • 6

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Ability level: Teen and older


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. 

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