Mermaid's Tale is a kumihimo kit for intermediate braiders. Previous experience with the basic round braid (kongoh gumi) on the foam disk is required.
Techniques used: kumihimo, and peyote stitch
The Mermaid's Tale kit includes printed instructions, big-eye needle, Czech glass flower petal beads, Japanese seed beads, size 11 Delica beads, stainless steel magnetic endcaps, superlon braiding cord, beading thread, binding thread, and E6000 glue.
Max finished length: You have enough materials to make a beaded focal section 6 ½” long and a beaded back strap up to 18” long for a completed necklace up to 24.5” long.
You’ll need the following tools (not included) to complete the project: foam kumihimo disk (regular 1/2″ thickness), 8 weighted bobbins (~23g each), clip-on center weight (~45g), and scissors.
This is an original design by Rebecca Ann Combs of Design & Adorn. ©2020
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 Design & Adorn. When you post photos of your kit or completed project to social media, give credit to Rebecca Combs as the designer by tagging @DesignAndAdorn.
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