Kumihimo Flower Necklace

I’ve been quiet recently because I have been writing tutorials for Bead and Jewellery Magazine.┬áIt all started because of the blog post I wrote about the problems I encountered using sari silk with kumihimo. The kumihimo flower necklace tutorial was a progression from this. I was really pleased to find that this project even made…

Kumihimo with Seed Beads

I really enjoy kumihimo with seed beads while I am braiding. It is the loading up of the beads and the finishing off that I don’t particularly like. In fact, the braids I will be talking about in this blog have been waiting around for 6 months for the ends to be sewed up. (And…

Sari Silk Ribbon Kumihimo – An Adventure with Fluff.

I thought I would write about my latest adventure in kumihimo. I had this idea in my head for a necklace base that would be able to be used for a dragon. I didn’t want to use wirework, yet still needed something chunky. I have previously created a necklace with sari silk ribbon. It’s one…