The other day I noticed that I did not own any black bracelets when I looked through my accessories. I already knew how to do a square knot macrame bracelet, so I got some waxed black cord and black rattail, and started making a bracelet. When I finished it and wore it, I though my […]
Continuing on with my kumihimo adventures, I started learning how to incorporate beads. With a normal braid, you need a thicker cord, but this time you will need beading cord and appropriately sized beads. Here, I’ve used 0.5mm cord, size 8/0 seed beads, and 4mm crystals and pearls. You start by braiding a little with […]
I bought this book from a Waterstones a month ago called “A Beginner’s Guide to Kumihimo” by Donna Mckean-Smith as I wanted to learn how to make beaded kumihimo bracelets. I highly recommend it to anyone looking to make kumihimo.
Here is a quick thing I worked on recently. I bought some red, orange and yellow rattail cord a while ago to make a bracelet on request. Like a fiery/sunny pattern! In this bracelet, I used four threads of orange, and two of red and yellow. I alternated the red and yellow patterns. I opted […]
This is gonna be a quick post. So I made this pendant two years ago when I was starting out on my beadweaving journey, but there were definitely some improvements that I could do to it.