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Winter is coming … here are the first snowflakes!

Snowflake kumihimo

Snowflakes in November means we will be having a cold winter! I have just uploaded my new Snowflake tutorial. It is very, very pretty and is one of those quick makes which become rather addictive, but as you can never have too many decorations on your tree it is fine to indulge yourself and make […]

Buy now for Christmas – The Prumihimo Book and Disk

Prumihimo Book and Disk

Anyone interested in buying either my book or disks in time for Christmas may like to place their order now. I will be unable to ship any books or disks after 17th November until 11th December, which brings us rather close to Christmas. International shipping is usually excellent, but it can vary enormously. The majority […]

Learning a new braid structure – the Chidori Braid

Chibori braid

One of the aspects I particularly like about kumihimo is that there is always so much more to learn. Not only are there hundreds of different traditional braid structures to try, but there are so many new ways of adapting traditional braids to comtemporary jewellery waiting to be discovered. Yesterday I spent the day teaching […]

The Big Bead Show

Kumihimo on the Med

If you are going to the Big Bead Show tomorrow, Saturday 14th October, at Sandown Park, Esher, London I hope you will come and say hi. I will be demonstrating on the Riverside Beads stand at 10.30, then I will be on the front desk at 12.15 for my meet the tutor slot. After that […]

ZoliDuos are here!

zoliduo kumihimo

It is no secret that I love to be able to play with new types of bead and put them through their paces. I am probably at my happiest when I can sit down with an unfamiliar bead, some cord and my Prumihimo disk, so imagine how delighted I was to be given some bags […]

Kumihimo on the Mediterranean Coast – $500 off!

If you have been thinking about coming along on this amazing special interest holiday to the South of France, now would be a great time to book because the tour operator has announced a $500 off special promotion, which will run until 15th October. This is a great holiday, staying in 4 star hotels and […]

What is your favourite glue?

On 27th July I created a poll in my facebook group, Kumihimo by Prumihimo and Friends, to ask what sort of glue is most popular among the members and here are the results. Members were asked to indicate which glues they use most often and would recommend to others. The most important use for glue […]