Not Kumihimo: The Laramie
Class Date: Friday, October 26th & Sunday, October 28th
This straw-plaiting braid is the big sister of the 7 strand Fill-the-gap braid. It is braided around a core, which leads to multiple possibilities. It can be beaded, have disappearing colours, be delicate or chunky. It can be made with various materials, wire for example. Or wire with beads. We will have time to play with variations and you should complete a project of your choice.
Kit: $15.00, includes 3 foam discs, yarns, beads, wire, glue, findings for your project, instruction booklet.
Equipment provided by student: 3 foam discs are included in the kit. Feel free to bring a couple of your own, if you have them in case you wish to save multiple sample set-ups. Pen, scissors and eyeglasses. Basic jewelry-making tools, if you have them.
Supply list: Complete list provided in September
Skill Level: Beginners are welcome, but experienced braiders may well move ahead faster to try more variations