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  • Oh, and much to my great amusement, when we found our seats, we were next to a woman doing kumihimo braiding!

    Feeling the love...and the pain

  • Etsy Giveaways: Custom length kumihimo braided necklace Ends 11/23

    Custom length kumihimo braided necklace (Ends 11/23)

  • Custom length kumihimo braided necklace Ends 11/23

    Archive 2008-11-16

  • This makes me ponder how closely related these words are: "kuhimo" ("nine-tailed fox") and "kumihimo" ("sometimes more than nine strings, all conspiring to be a foxy cord when finished")

    Another sale!

  • Political signs are great for backing posters before framing and for making a kumihimo disk - see my tutorial:

    Election Season Crafting!

  • I set up another kumihimo cord for Kingdom awards—we try to give all our awards on handmade cords and wove and chatted with all my wonderful friends.

    Turn of the page

  • Albra needed help with some costuming for Estrella, so I did handwork on a Turkish coat for Her Majesty, then worked on a kumihimo cord after that.

    Archive 2007-02-04

  • I worked on the kumihimo in 3 colors that I wanted to give Danr as an elevation gift.

    Twelfth Night

  • I did some SCA paperwork and finished a short piece of three-braid kumihimo as my only productive efforts for the day.

    Household Gathering

  • Amid the socializing and minor holiday decorating, I made two 3-foot sections of kumihimo as a gift for my house sister Renata.



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  • From Wikipedia: Kumihimo (組み紐) is a Japanese form of braid-making. Cords and ribbons are made by interlacing strands. Kumi himo is Japanese for "gathered threads".

    August 1, 2017

  • Noun. from Japanese, complex braiding forms, accomplished with various types of braiding stands and tools.

    August 1, 2017

  • Japanese braid making

    August 2, 2007