Meet the Teachers Reception

Friday, October 26, 2018, 6:00pm to 8:30pm Join your fellow kumistas for a fun-filled evening of light food and drink and the chance to meet our esteemed faculty!  With so many famous kumihimo instructors gathered in one place, now is your opportunity to interact with them in a relaxed, social setting and even have them […]

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California, Byron

 MEET-UP GROUP City:  Byron State:  California Organizer:  Contact:  Kristen MacDowell Frequency of meetings:  Facebook Group or other URL:  Monthly Email Us Facebook Group Experience Level:   All Levels Welcome Virtual Members Accepted?:  No   Equipment Used:   Focus: To get together for a positive, creative environment to work on projects, share ideas, and show off completed pieces. […]

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Texas, Arlington

 STUDY GROUP City:  Arlington State:  Texas Organizer:  Contact:  Cheryl Atkinson Focht Frequency of meetings:  Facebook Group or other URL:  Monthly Email Us Experience Level:   All Levels Welcome Virtual Members Accepted?:  No   Equipment Used:   Focus:  

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Ohio, Cleveland

 STUDY GROUP City:  Cleveland State:  Ohio Organizer:  Contact:  Jane Peterson Frequency of meetings:  Facebook Group or other URL:  Monthly Email Us Facebook Group Experience Level:   All Levels Welcome Virtual Members Accepted?:  Yes   Equipment Used:   Focus: Comprehensive Treatise of Braids I: Maru-dai Braids by Makiko Tada. Marudai use required.

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New York, Buffalo

 STUDY GROUP City:  Buffalo State:  New York Organizer:  Contact:  Connie Burns Frequency of meetings:  Facebook Group or other URL:  First and third Monday of each month Email Us WNY Creative People website Experience Level:   All Levels Welcome Virtual Members Accepted?:  No   Equipment Used:   Focus: ‘How to Make 50 Fabulous Kumihimo Braids’ by Beth Kemp. […]

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California, Napa

 STUDY GROUP City:  Napa and El Dorado Hills State:  California Organizer:  Contact:  Diana Miglionico-Shirashi Frequency of meetings:  Facebook Group or other URL:  Monthly Email Us Facebook Group Experience Level:   All Levels Welcome Virtual Members Accepted?:  Yes   Equipment Used:   Focus: To study kumihimo braid structures & continuous beaded braids with other kumihimo enthusiasts who use […]

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Arizona, Phoenix

 STUDY GROUP City:  Phoenix State:  Arizona Organizer:  Contact:  Linda Lawrence Frequency of meetings:  Facebook Group or other URL:  Monthly Email Us Facebook Group Experience Level:   All Levels Welcome Virtual Members Accepted?:  No   Equipment Used:   Focus: Comprehensive Treatise of Braids I: Maru-dai Braids by Makiko Tada. Providing an opportunity for Kumihimo enthusiasts to braid together.  […]

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Florida, Greater Tampa Bay

 STUDY GROUP City:  Greater Tampa Bay State:  Florida Organizer:  Contact:  Elizabeth Brookman Frequency of meetings:  Facebook Group or other URL:  Monthly Email Us Facebook Group Experience Level:   All Levels Welcome Virtual Members Accepted?:  No   Equipment Used:   Focus: The group will study a single braid structure for several months. Exploring design possibilities including color placement, […]

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Texas, Houston

 MEET-UP GROUP City:  Houston State:  Texas  Organizer:  Contact:  Sonia Corbin-Davis Frequency of meetings:  Facebook Group or other URL:  Monthly Email Us Experience Level:   All Levels Welcome Virtual Members Accepted?:  No   Equipment Used:   Focus:    

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Alternating Baby Bamboo Technique

SOLD OUT  Instructor: Makiko Tada The baby bamboo technique utilizes a series of moves to create very interesting effects and changes within the braid. Students will be guided to explore the possibilities of this technique to create their own patterns. Kit: $20.00, includes Synthetic fiber (Shinon) Equipment provided by student: Marudai, 16 tama, 40% counterweight […]

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