Kumihimo: 16 Element Braids

  • 13 Jan 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Conference Room, Sangha Hall, Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 424 Kilauea Ave., Hilo
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Register Online Now through December 10, 2021

Join us for, Kumihimo: 16 Element Braids, with Rosalie Neilson

This workshop is open to the public. It makes use of marudai, the traditional Japanese braiding equipment, and is designed for participants familiar with 8-element braid structures who want to branch out into making more complex braids.

Participants will create a sampler of 16-element braids using two colors of silk or synthetic silk. Braids include "Oimatsu," "Naiki," "Tsukushi," 3 variations of "Mitake Gumi," and "Kongō Gumi." Resources for braid designs include the class handout, and the book, "Kongō Gumi: A Cacophony of Spots - Coils - Zags - Lines."

Hawaiʻi Handweavers' Hui members receive a discounted class fee. Those who wish to become members may click HERE to join before registering for the workshop.

Upon registering for the workshop, a detailed supply list will be emailed to the participant. If there are any questions regarding supply requirements before registering, please contact kamuelaweaver@gmail.com

In addition to registering, participants purchase necessary braiding supplies. There is a $20 handout fee, for a coil bound booklet, payable to the instructor at the workshop. Participants must provide their own marudai equipped with 16 spools.

MAP Sangha Hall, Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin

Rosalie Neilson uses color and geometric design in her weaving and kumihimo braiding. As a designer and teacher, she publishes regularly in weaving and braiding journals and maintains an active teaching schedule throughout the United States, Canada, and England. Her published works include “The Thirty-Seven Interlacements of Hira Kara Gumi," "The Twenty-Four Interlacements of Edo Yatsu Gumi," "Kongō Gumi: A Cacophony of Spots—CoilsZags—Lines," and "An Exaltation of Blocks." In addition she is featured in a 2-hour rep weave video by Interweave Press (now owned by Long Thread Media). www.rosalieneilson.com

For more information on the workshop contact: kamuelaweaver@gmail.com


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