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Kumihimo Braid-along – the Sampler Necklace

Braidalong

  In May I ran a braid-along for the members of my Facebook group (Kumihimo by Prumihimo and Friends). It took place over a 2 week period and involved daily posts with instructions and links to my YouTube videos. Each day the participants made a new beaded section on a braid, which worked up into […]

Counted Designs for Beaded Round Braid

counted designs

Beaded kumihimo is so popular, especially fully beaded round braid/kongo gumi and I have been looking for a way to share my favourite counted designs for beaded round braid on YouTube. A counted design is one where the beads have to be counted and threaded carefully in a specific order to create a particular design. […]

Introduction to Prumihimo Virtual Workshop

Since June I have been teaching Prumihimo braiding skills in virtual workshops. The fun name I have given to my program of workshops is Zoomihimo by Prumihimo and since June I have had the honour of welcoming over 60 students virtually to my home. The feedback has been brilliant and the high number of returning […]

The Festive Wreath Decoration Virtual Workshop

Every year I design a new Christmas decoration for workshops and it is one of my favourite activities. Christmas is the time when you can bring on the bling, knowing that you can never have enough. To my mind there is no such thing as an overdressed Christmas tree! I also love this design task […]

Brand new starter kit for Prumihimo

I have been meaning to put together a dedicated starter kit for my Prumihimo disk for a long time, but I just did not find the time to work through all the possibilities and decide what to include and exclude. The first lockdown this year gave me time to give it some serious thought. I […]

Zoomihimo by Prumihimo – the first two workshops

I have decided to take a slow and steady approach to offering my virtual workshops, so that I can take advantage of the flexibility this new adventure offers. Unlike workshop programs hosted by beadshops, which have to be planned up to a year in advance, I am able to be totally flexible and react to […]

Zoomihimo by Prumihimo!

Lockdown has changed all of our lives in so many ways and the initial stages of the lockdown were filled for many with fear and sadness. While these emotions may persist many now feel the need to move forward and try to squeeze some positives out of this terrible situation. As we emerge carefully from […]

Prumihimo YouTube in Lockdown

I have decided that I can wait no longer for assistance with filming and editing my YouTube videos! In lockdown we have all become accustomed to seeing reporters and presenters filming themselves in their own homes and I think most people have rather enjoyed the glimpse into private homes and feel that the reduction in […]