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Braid-along 2 – Week 4

Prumihimo braid-alomg

Here we are now in the final week of the braid-along and I have been amazed and delighted by the wide range of beautiful designs we have seen so far. The participants have really started to dig into their stashes to experiment and as a result everyone can benefit from the results and learn from […]

Braid-along 2 – Week 3

The braid-along is progressing well, thanks to the enthusiasm and creativity of the participants. The second week has seen more experimenting in terms of the choice of materials and the bead placement and it is great to see how people are sharing ideas and inspiring each other. For the third week we are going to […]

Braid-along 2 Week 2

Prumihimo braids

At the time of writing this post 46 people have joined in with the braid-along and posted their work. The contributors represent all levels of experience from complete Prumihimo beginners to very experienced braiders. Many have posted more than one bracelet, using the single beading technique. I would like to say a big thank you […]

Braid-along 2 – Preparation

Prumihimo disk

With just over one week until the start of the braid-along it is time to make sure you are ready for it, by learning and practising the braid structure and by gathering your materials. This braid-along is all about beaded braiding on the Prumihimo disk. This unique disk was designed by me and it is […]

Braid-along 2 – Prumihimo Bracelets

Braid-along 2

After the success of the first braid-along in my Facebook group during May I have been working hard to put together a new braid-along for the summer. I am now ready to give a few more details. Start date – Monday 12th July Projects – 4 bracelet projects, one per week Duration – 4 weeks […]

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 […]

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 […]

Inspiration works both ways!

One of my aims is to inspire people to develop their braiding skills and to explore the wonderful world of kumihimo. It gives me great pleasure to see people learning new skills and of course, I enjoy being able to show my work and new ideas to an appreciative audience. However, inspiration is not just […]

My gift to you – in morse code!

I wish I was a doctor or a nurse and could use my skills in the fight against the virus pandemic, but I am not, I am a jewellery designer. It has been made very clear to people like me that our duty is to stay at home to protect lives and that is what […]

Prumihimo YouTube Channel – Part 3

For my blog today I would like to go through the project videos for the regular round disk. In some ways a technique video and a project video is pretty similar and there is bound to be some overlap because I am merely trying to break down the huge number of videos into manageable chunks. […]