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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)dd

Double Drop
Working with teardrops
Kumihimo Math
Choose your length

 

 


October 22: Peacock Necklacepn

Counted patterns
Expanding counted patterns
Working with segments
Altering counted patterns


October 29: Seafoam & Sand Necklacess

Working with Long Magatamas

Planning a Pendant

Reverse Loading a design

Make a Matching Bracelet


November 5: 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 12: Beader’s Choice Graduation ClassBC

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


November 19: Summer Night’s Graduating Necklacesn

Intro to Bead Runway Graduating Layout

Visual Pattern Layout & Design

Braiding around a center core support

Beaded Extenders

 

 


December 3: Forget Me Not Necklacefmn

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: Finishing Class
Recap of November and December projects

How to finish each project

Bead Journal Notes

Open Q&A .. ask anything

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