#2 Kumihimo Bead Patterns (6/9/2013)
While I’m at the Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, there will be a countdown of the top 11 posts on Guide to Beadwork. Maybe you will find something special you missed.
Here’s Number 2:
I used a pattern by Paula Juvinall from Bead and Button magazine (August 2011) to make this Kumihimo braided bracelet. The long Magatamas look like leaves…or scales! However, I had to edit the instructions in order to …
8-Cord Kumihimo Spiral Bracelet Instructions. I love the simplicity of the design of my latest kumihimo braided bracelet using size 8 Japanese seed beads. The spiral pattern is pleasing to the eye and the materials cost is low!
A pattern experiment, this Kumihimo piece was woven from 16 strands. Eight of these strands are 2 shades of blue rayon satin cord. Eight of the strands are beading cord strung with Sodalite semi-precious chips. The beaded …
Kumihimo Patterns for the Kongo Gumi Braid. Kumihimo is the ancient Japanese art of braiding cord (“kumi”= to braid, “himo” = cord). Over the centuries, these cords have been used for religious ceremonies, lacing samurai …
The instructions are written for the longest length (20”) but you can easily adjust the size to any length simply by choosing where you want to finish & trim the end sections. The Kumihimo Magatama Bead Fringe Necklace …
Different cords, different colors and patterns and then the best Kumihimo – with beads. A ha . … Some beads (called magatamas) were for a new Kumihimo pattern I found in a recent Bead and Button Magazine. While on …
Using the basic 8-strand braid, this video shows how to add beads for a stunning beaded braid (such as a necklace). Use the KumiLoom or any handheld Kumihimo Disk
Video Jewelry Making Tutorial – Finishing Kumihimo Braids with Cord End Caps For more projects and tutorials – visit my website www.123bead.com And for my free kumihimo pattern design planner, visit www.kumiplanner.com
www.beadaholique.com – Beadaholique’s Andrea shows us how to make a 8-warp kumihimo braid bracelet. I’ve been playing with this updated version of an ancient Japanese craft for a little while now, and loving it. Here I have a bracelet that I created …
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