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Category Archives: Dazzle-It Kumihimo
Rococo Inspired Weaving and Braiding by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp and Perles et Cetera Fall 2016 Issue When I think of rococo, the extravagant gowns and hairstyles of Marie Antoinette come to mind immediately. The Rococo style was … Continue reading
This kumihimo braided bracelet features small wooden beads and our new cotton wax cord. The cotton wax cord is available in four different sizes. (I used three sizes of the neon pink.) For my eight strand classic braid I made … Continue reading
This kumihimo necklace features the addition of our new lightweight aluminum chain. The braid is a unique one. It features white rattail, hemp and a beaded string found in a fabric store. I made my braid using the classic 8-strand … Continue reading
This choker features the classic 8-strand kumihimo braid with the addition of some gold glamour. Several readers have reported a difficulty finding rattail kumihimo cord. This necklace will remind you that you can use other types of stringing material to … Continue reading
This kumihimo bracelet is for that person who feels bigger is better! You can always make a thinner braid on the kumihimo disk. What this post is going to show you is that you can also make braids that are … Continue reading
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My new wrap bracelet makes me smile as soon as I view our semi-precious gemstone laughing buddha bead. Our Dazzle-it kumihimo disk, bobbins and rattail are in Michaels and I wanted to encourage you to take a peak at all … Continue reading
I was in my local Michaels craft store yesterday and noticed that a few of our rattail colours for kumihimo were sold out. It reminded me that I could show you how to use a combination of fibers to make … Continue reading
Fabulous autumn necklace inspiration!