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Christmas in Palm Springs
Christmas in Palm Springs
Christmas in Palm Springs
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Christmas in Palm Springs

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We are now taking pre-orders for a very limited number of Christmas in Palm Springs kits.  Christmas in Palm Springs will ship out on or before October 22nd.  Please have this pre-order kit be the only item in your order.  If you mix pre-order and in-stock items, everything will ship together when the pre-order is ready.

Type of kit:  necklace
Max length:  approximately 27"
Techniques: beaded kumihimo (beginner plus)

 The Christmas in Palm Springs kit includes 

  • detailed written instructions
  • polymer clay heishi beads
  • TierraCast large-hole spacer beads
  • size 11 Japanese seed beads
  • micro Superlon braiding cord
  • jewelry tube
  • big-eye needle
  • 6mm acrylic magnetic endcaps
  • binding thread
  • E6000 glue
(Due to supply shortages we send one spool of binding thread and one tube of glue per order, rather than one per kit. If you're giving the kits as gifts and need extra binding thread and glue, just let us know and we'll include it.)

Tools needed to assemble the project (not included)

  • foam kumihimo disk
  • 8 weighted bobbins (~23g each)
  • scissors 
  • 6 bead stoppers
  • 6 plain bobbins (not weighted)
  • Fine point tweezers

The Christmas in Palm Springs kumihimo necklace features three strands of fun, multi-color heishi beads strung up front and center in a casual, light-weight design. A simple spacer bead transitions you from stringing to beaded kumihimo. Acrylic magnetic endcaps complete the look. The Christmas in Palm Springs necklace uses size 11 seed beads around a core, so this is a great project for expanding your skill set. Previous experience with the basic round braid (kongoh gumi) on the foam disk is required. 

Design by Rebecca Ann Combs

©2021 Rickbecca Publishing LLC 

Distributed under license by Design & Adorn LLC. 

While I am happy for you to sell any items you make using this Christmas in Palm Springs tutorial (as long as you are not mass producing them), I do ask that you credit me as the designer and please note that copying, teaching or sharing my Christmas in Palm pattern is prohibited

 Are you in the Tucson area?  We offer contact-free local pickup Tuesday through Saturday, 12:30 - 4:30 PM.  Appointment required.  We'll email you a scheduling link when your order is ready.