Introduction to Kumihimo, a Japanese Beading Technique, with Ann Picavet

Kumihimo is an old Japanese beading technique. In this workshop Ann Picavet will guide you through the process of making a basic round bead as well as different ways to create patterns in the bead with the use of different colors and different materials. The workshop will culminate to a beaded Kumihimo bracelet. During this workshop, you will also learn how to finish the bracelet with caps, toggles or other endings.

SUPPLIES: All the supplies are included in the workshop.

TICKETS: Single tickets are $95.

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ARTIST BIOGRAPHY: As a little girl, Ann Picavet grew up with her grandma and mother knitting, sewing, cross-stitching whenever there was free time. She was fascinated by the magic of creating items out of something as simple as yarn and string. She constantly is looking to understand and learn different techniques. Many years ago she learned how to make lace, a technique that is a combination of weaving and beading. From there, she ventured into weaving, spinning and kumihimo. Ann likes to share her passion for fibre and its relaxing and often therapeutic influence.