Kumihimo Beaded Bracelet
Date and Time: 02/07/2021 from 1:00 PM- 4:00PM
Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford
Prerequisites: No experience necessary.
Learn beaded kumihimo or expand your finishing skills beyond glue-in endcaps. Learn how to finish your Kongoh Gumi (round braid) bracelet with cones, a wire wrapped loop, and a lobster clasp. Tools needed to bring or purchase include a kumihimo disk and 8 weighted tamas or thread lockers. If you already have these tools, please call the store to register at $72.
Date and Time: 08/28/2020 from 5:30PM to 8:30PM
Instructor: Laurel Kubby
Prerequisites: Basic Kumihimo
Use 4mm druks (Czech round glass beads) and Toho 11/0s in a kongoh gumi (round) variation. You will learn to move non-paired beads, creating a rope that does not appear to spiral in the traditional way. This braid can be made on both a disc and marudai.
You can bring your own foam disk and weighted bobbins, or purchase them as part of the class fee for an additional $20. Please call to register if you need the tool kit.
During the COVID-19 recovery period, classes are limited to 6 people on a first come first served basis via paying the registration fee. Masks must be worn during class and participants will be spaced at least 6 feet from each other. Tools will not be shared and will be cleaned before and after use. Please call for more details about our safety protocols.
Date and Time: 01/30/2021 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: Any seed bead weaving experience.
This herringbone bracelet helps you learn how to move from a larger base to three individual strips of beading. Connect these three strips back into a larger base on the other end. The clasp will be a perfectly matching vintage button or a handmade glass piece. This bracelet can be worn as a flat three stranded bracelet or twisted for a different look.
Date and Time: 02/13/2021 from 10:00 AM to noon
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: Ability to make a wrapped loop. See Make 3 Pairs of Earrings on Jan. 16 or call for a private tutorial.
We don’t mean hay bales when we are talking wirework. Learn to make bails using a variety of top drilled shapes. Wrapped bails will also be taught. You will get a chance to practice your wrapped loops in this class. Walk away with a small cache of dangles and pendants. This is a technique, not a project class.