Mon., Jun. 08 | Boomerang at Home - Online Experience

Create Kumihimo Bracelets

Are you currently spending a lot of time at Home? Are you looking for ways to stay active? We've got just what you need with Boomerang at Home! Join our video session for a 1 hour workshop with Laurie Poirier on how you can create Kumihimo Bracelets.
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Create Kumihimo Bracelets

Time & Location

Jun. 08, 2020, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT
Boomerang at Home - Online Experience

About the Workshop

In this session, our seasoned Artisan, Laurie Poirier, will demonstarte how to create Kumihimo bracelets. Kumihimo or as most people call it, Kumi is an ancient Japanese Weaving technique. We will send a template prior to the session so that you will be able to make a loom yourself. The only other thing you will need is some yarn, string, whatever you can find! You can even use some shoelaces and then take it apart after.

Guests have the option to follow along and create their own bracelets in real time as Laurie provides step by step instructions OR feel free to just watch and create later! 

Tools and materials you need for creating your own bracelets: 

Yarn, Cardboard scissors 

Template

Kumi loom

2 colours of rats tail if you have it! Use yarn to practice

End caps 

e6000-tiny tube

Lobster clasp

Package of 18g 5/32 jumprings

You can find supplies on: 

www.butterflybeads.ca - Everyday supplies

www.beadfx.com  -Higher end items 

www.stonesandfindings.com  -Sterling Silver and Pearls

About our Host:  Laurie is a Toronto Artisan who has been crafting in various forms since childhood.  As an adult, she began teaching paper crafting and through that found her passion for teaching jewellery to all ages.   Laurie has taught children in schools to seniors in Church groups.  Her classes range from Jewellery 101 to more advanced Chainmaille and Wire working.   Laurie has been selling at craft shows for the past ten years and teaching for the past eight years at Michael's, John Bead Outlet, Gem Expo, Craftandian, Toronto Public Libraries, Home Parties and her own private home studio.  

Accessibility Level: Easy. This workshop can be accessed online through our Boomerang at Home online feature. This is a video conference experience that can be accessed via Mobile, iPad, and Computer devices. 

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