Kumihimo Basics

with Beads

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 discuss how to create different patterns.

August 4th Sun. 12:00-3:00 $40.00

Gwendolyn Pitrez-Mallory, instructor

The Peyote Wave Bracelet

Are you new to beadweaving?  This is a great class to get you started.  Learn how to peyote stitch different sized seedbeads in a 3 dimensional wave shape bracelet. Once you get the hang of it, you will be hooked.  It looks cool on your wrist and can be made in so many color combinations!

August 3rd Sat        2:00 – 5:00      $40.00 

Instructor, Kristen Ho

Flat Triangle Earrings – Geometric Beadwork Series #1

Join us in the newest wave of seed bead excitement. We will start with a fundamental flat triangle. Learn how to make a flat triangle. Two of them make a pair of earrings. We will cover topics like reading a peyote pattern, other geometric forms that can be made with the flat triangle. Pre req: should have prior flat peyote experience. *Take Peyote Wave August 3rd to fulfill this requirement.

Saturday August 17th (2:00 – 5:00) $40.00

Instructor, Kristen Ho

Warped Square – Geometric Beadwork Series #2

Next in the series, after the Flat Triangle we start to get dimensional! We move from 2D to 3D with just one herringbone increase. Show how the warped Square can be used in other work. Pre req: Flat Triangle #1 class in our Geometric Beadwork series.

Sunday August 18th (12:00 – 3:00) $40.00

Instructor, Kristen Ho

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