Length of video – 5.58 minutes
- Satin cord – 0.40 minutes
- Beading cord – 1.38 minutes
- Chinese Knotting cord – 3.22 minutes
- Embroidery Thread – 4.02 minutes
- Knitting Yarn – 4.50 minutes
In this video I explain which are my top 5 cords and why. Using the best materials for a job will always give the best results. This list contains the cords which I use most frequently, but I also like to experiment with other types.
The technical specification for cords is expressed as a Tex number for accuracy. The tex number represents the weight in grams of 1000 meters of cord.
Length of video – 6.07
- Seed beads – 0.34
- Top drilled – 2.21
- 2-hole beads – 3.13
- European beads/large hole beads – 4.10
- Long Magatamas – 5.08
In this video I explain which are my top 5 beads for kumihimo and why. These are my personal preferences and there are many other types of bead, which can be used in kumihimo. New types of bead are always coming onto the market and they are always fun to experiment with.
Length of video – 8.01
- Disk condition – 1.30
- Cord positioning – 3.30
- Using a weight – 4.26
- Keeping the disk level – 5.30
- Consistency – 6.00
In this video I take you through the five most effective ways of achieving even tension. Observing these tips will definitely make a difference to your braiding!