Have you been wanting to learn what all the talk about kumihimo is all about? Learn the basics of this hot trending style from actually an old Japanese technique of braiding, traditionally done with gorgeous strands of colored silk. The belt used on the kimono, the obi, was tied by a kumihimo cord, the obijime. Kumihimo is a beautiful art that is culturally significant and can make exquisite necklaces or bracelets. Learn the basics of kumihimo and you will be hooked! In this class we will introduce the use of beads and how to make up different patterns.
June 22nd Sat. 2:00-5:00 $40.00
Gwendolyn Pitrez-Mallory, instructor
Crystal and Tila Bracelet
Designed by Lisa Norris and taught by Mardi Trout.
The tila beads give the wide cuff a unique look and supple fit to the wrist with bling. You can dress it up or make it casual. Students will learn to use two-hole tila beads with single-hole crystal beads to create a gorgeous bracelet. This is a beginners – level class.