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October 1: Kumihimo 101: The Basics

Kumihimo Toolkit
Cording
Adhesives
Disk Setup (8-cord)
Reading a Pattern 
Round Braid Move


“Bead Runway Kumihimo Technique Pattern Series Vol 1” by Cindy Grayson (on Amazon)

Book Projects: (patterns in book)


esOctober 8: Earth & Sea Graduating Necklace

Intro to Bead Runway Graduating Layout
Visual Pattern Layout & Design
Braiding around a center core support
Beaded Extenders


October 15: DewDrops Necklace (new versions coming soon)

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Double Drop
Working with teardrops
Kumihimo Math
Choose your length

Purchase Individual beads for this project (a variety of colors are available in my personally curated Bead Stash)



October 22: Peacock Necklacepn

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Counted patterns
Expanding counted patterns
Working with segments
Altering counted patterns


November 12: Seafoam & Sand Necklacess

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Working with Long Magatamas

Planning a Pendant
Reverse Loading a design

Make a Matching Bracelet



November 19: Finishing Class

Recap of book class project series

How to finish each project
Bead Journal Notes
Open Q&A .. ask anything
Prep for Beader’s Choice class


November 26: Beader’s Choice Graduation ClassBC

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Make your own graduating pattern using the beads of your choice

When to omit
Using what you have
Benefits of Wood beads and hemp
When to use a center core support
Center core alternatives

One on one sessions available
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DIY Kit Projects – includes pattern, beads, findings and cording


January 7: Summer Night’s Graduating Necklacesn

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Intro to Bead Runway Graduating Layout

Visual Pattern Layout & Design
Braiding around a center core support
Beaded Extenders


January 28: Forget Me Not Necklacefmn

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Counted patterns

Expanding a counted pattern
Alternating cords to accommodate different bead hole sizes
Dots on side pattern
Working with segments
Benefits of wood beads


December 10: Queen’s Jewels feat Jesse James Beads (Kits not yet available)

Make a dazzling show stopper holiday piece inspired by a Jesse James Bead Strand and Design Elements

Strung Beaded Focal
Basic Bead Stringing and Finishing Tool Skills



December 17: Make a Strung Beaded Focal with Jesse James Beads 
  • How to finish with a Jesse James Beads strung beaded focal

  • Bead Journal Notes

  • Learn basic jewelry tools skills


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