Design Adorn Kit: Classic Elegance Kumihimo Necklace – Heirloom
This is a beginner kumihimo kit. Previous experience with the basic round braid (kongoh gumi) on the foam disk is helpful, but not required.
In this project you’ll learn:
How to set up the disk for beaded kumihimo
How to lock beads into a basic round braid (kongoh gumi)
How to bind the braid
How to cut the braid
How to glue on an endcap
Each kit comes packaged in a 4″ x 5″ metal tin with a picture of the finished project on the front. The kit includes illustrated instructions, big-eye needle, size 18 Superlon, micro C-lon cord, size 8 seed beads, 4mm fire polished beads, 10mm endcaps, jump rings, toggle clasp, nymo binding thread, and E6000 glue. You have enough materials to make one necklace up to 20″ long.
You’ll also need the following tools (not included) to complete the project: scissors, foam kumihimo disk (regular thickness), 8 weighted bobbins (~23g each), clip-on center weight (~45g), pliers
Instructions ©Rebecca Ann Combs of Design & Adorn LLC.
Note: This kit and the included pattern are offered for sale for your personal use only. This pattern may not be copied, transmitted or taught without the express, written permission of the designer.
This project is also featured in Rebecca’s first book Kumihimo Basics & Beyond.
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