Master the Flow

Master the Flow: Transitions in Braids (M)

Instructor: Carolyn Oliver Moving from one braid structure to another in a single length of braiding material is a great way to add visual and tactile interest to a project. In this class students will learn how to make seamless transitions from one structure to another, including how to read the point of braiding to […]

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8-Element Braids

F-Frets to Flowers:
The Many Facets of Edo Yatsu Gumi

Instructor: Rosalie Neilson Edo Yatsu Gumi, when interlaced in a single color, is the 8-element braid used most frequently to accompany a focal bead in a necklace. However, when Edo Yatsu is worked with two colors, the braid itself becomes a patterned cord that can be used as a necklace. Learn how to transpose the […]

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Silky Star

Silky Star (D or M)

Instructor: Rebecca Combs The Silky Star** combines beaded kongoh gumi with bead stitching to create an elegantly embellished necklace.  Learn how to follow a kumihimo stringing chart and how to modify the count for other lengths.  Once you understand the concept, the design possibilities are endless. **This class is a pre-recorded offering affording access at […]

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