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Kumihimo-Ancient Japanese Braiding

  • Ended
  • 30 US dollars
  • Sunshine Weaving and Fiber Arts

Description of Class

Braiding Flat Braids on a Square Plate This class is for people who want to advance beyond the basic Kongo Gumi round braid by creating an 8-strand flat braid. 12-strand and 16-strand flat braids will also be discussed. You can come an hour before the class to go over braiding an 8-strand Kongo Gumi round braid. NOTE Flat braids are more difficult to do than round braids because it is more difficult to maintain even tension on the strands. Methods for completing the braid will be shown and discussed. Uncompleted braids can be finished at home…or you can make arrangements with the instructor to meet for assistance in adding the findings to your braid. You will learn · How to braid an 8- strand unbeaded Hira Nami Yatsuse Gumi flat braid · How to select and apply endcaps/clasps Skills or Knowledge Needed You should be comfortable braiding an 8-strand Kongo Gumi round braid and adding end caps and clasps to a braid.


Cancellation Policy

To cancel please call 615-440-2558 within 1 day of event or if you want to reschedule to another class time.


Contact Details

  • +16154402558

    cynthia@sunshineweaving.com