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Kumihimo Episode 6: 8 Warp Kumihimo with Beads

Part Number:VIDEO-0136


My friend Dena made a beaded Kumihimo bracelet for me for my birthday, and I wear it often. I could hardly wait to learn to Kumihimo with beads, but I had to start with the basics first. I didn't get it on my first try, or even my second. It isn't hard but it does take a bit of finesse. Once it clicks for you, you'll be making beaded Kumihimo bracelets in no time. We will be working with the round disc and 8/0 seed beads. We will also learn a new technique on the ending using bead cones. All the techniques you learn just open up the design ideas to your next creation!

Tips and Tricks
  • A new Kumihimo disc is recommended if you are new to using S-Lon Threads, so that you have a good snug fit.
  • Learn how to end the bracelet with bead cones using an eye pin or head pin.
- Karla Schafer, Auntie's Beads Designer

Materials and Supplies Used in This Video:

Kumihimo 6" Round Braiding Disc With Instructions
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S-Lon Bead Cord, Blue, 77 Yards
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8/0 Miyuki Seed Bead Mix, Surf and Sand
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TierraCast Gunmetal Hammered Bead Cone, 9x13mm
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Antique Silver Mermaid Toggle, 17mm
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Gunmetal Plate Eye Pins, 2 inch, 21 Gauge, 10pc
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Gunmetal Plate Head Pins, 2 inch, 21 Gauge, 10pc
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No Tangle Thread Bobbin, 8pc
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Zap-A-Gap Quick Drying Adhesive, .5 oz
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Customer Reviews

4 Stars
whats the difference between this and bead crochet
I would please like to know if there is a difference between bead crochet and a beadede braceletbusing the kuminiho board. Plesase let me know. Thank u
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Reviewed by:  from nigeria. on 3/29/2015
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5 Stars
Beadwork & Jewelry Designer
Excellent! Very clear explanations with good demonstration of both set up and techniques. I had been wanting to learn Kumihimo, but hadn't taken the time. Your short episodes let me learn and practice at my pace. Now I feel ready to begin flat kumihimo with beads. Thank you!!
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Reviewed by:  from Keller, Texas. on 7/20/2014
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