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Mushroom bead challenge

I have been sent a fabulous selection of colours of mushroom beads by Juliet of Spoilt Rotten Beads and she had challenged me to make 4 different pieces of jewellery with them. I have decided to interpret that as 4 completely different kumihimo techniques in order to show the versatility of both these beads and […]

Summer Workshops

I have got a great line-up of kumihimo workshops for this summer and I am looking forward both to introducing new people to braiding and to helping others to extend their skills. Each workshop is very different and will be hosted in a different location. The beadshops I work with all have great selections of […]

1000 Subscriber Giveaway

prumihimo kit

I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has subscribed to my YouTube channel. During last week we passed an important milestone, which is the grand total of 1000 subscribers.┬áSo today I uploaded a new video on YouTube outlining a great opportunity to take part in a giveaway of Prumihimo disks, […]

Fun with letters and other videos

Since January I have uploaded a total of 11 videos to YouTube and I have got lots more coming up. In some I demonstrate the use of the Prumihimo disk, while in others I concentrate on the regular round disk. I have already filmed two videos for the square plate. Youtube is a great way […]

Back to Basics

In my latest YouTube video I go back to basics with a demonstration of how to use the round kumihimo disk for a cord braid. My plan is to use my YouTube channel┬áto offer a broad base of techniques and design tutorials covering all aspects of disk kumihimo, including the round disk, the squre plate […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

This isn’t really a blog post … it is just an excuse to show some hearts and flowers! I know that all the hype about Valentine’s Day can be a bit much and come across merely as a retail opportunity, but there is something joyful about jewellery featuring bright red tones and both hearts and […]

Button Braid Video

A big thank you to everyone who has watched my YouTube videos. The first two were uploaded on Monday and the third was uploaded today. I have received some lovely comments and lots of encouragement and I am very grateful for all of that. A lot of effort has gone into the making of these […]

Exciting News! Brand new YouTube videos.

I have been very busy over the last few weeks working on some videos for YouTube. I am often asked to produce video tutorials and I know that many people would find them useful, particularly those who are visual learners. I have decided that the best approach would be to offer these videos on YouTube […]