Looking for an interesting new skill? Come and learn about kumihimo. Kimumihimo means “gathering threads”. It is an ancient form of Japanese braiding using a variety of stringing material to make cords. You will prepare 8 strings for the Kumihimo disc, and learn how to make a round cord that can be used for necklaces, bracelets, edging for clothing, straps for purses and numerous other uses. During the class you will complete a bracelet and learn how to add a clasp. You will then cut cords and set up your loom to make a length of braid suitable for a necklace which you will complete at home.
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