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Instructor’s Name: Deb Turner


Workshop Title: Intermediate Beaded Kumihimo Using a Core


Workshop Description: Make a bracelet in a day, with expert Kumihimo artist Deb Turner. We will use #8 beads using 12 elements. (beaded strands)


Materials and Equipment: Participants need to bring:

-a Kumihimo disc (32 foam slot disc)

-12 plastic bobbins

- vials #8 beads of your choice. (i.e., 2 colours for a specific pattern, one colour or a medley of colours)

- a counterweight if you have one. (can purchase or just fill a medicine vial with coins, stones etc.)

- a beading mat if you have one.

Supplies can be purchased at Beads and Plenty More or online.



Kit Fee $6.00

  • Beading mats

  • Threads for beads

  • Counterweight provided if necessary.

  • 2 sets of 16 element core set so that the participants can experiment with the technique.

  • Tips for continuing experimentation.

  • Books to peruse.

  • End caps, glue, magnetic clasps.


About the Instructor: Deb Turner has been a member of SCW since 1987. She has been doing Kumihimo for 30 years. Her work is shown at the Blue Rock Gallery and The Leighton Center. Kumihimo has been a great addition to her major passion which is weaving.



Thursday April 18, 2024

10 am – 4 pm

Bring a lunch.


Maximum capacity: 12


Any questions please contact

Intermediate Beaded Kumihimo April 18, 2024

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  • SCW workshops are non-refundable.



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