Kumihimo Class

Kumihimo is an ancient Japanese form of making braids and cords.  It was used on samurai armor as little braids that laced the sections of armor together. Kumihimo comes from the Japanese term for gathering or combining cords making a braid. 

 

Students will make their choice of a key chain or bracelet. 

 

Bracelet class $28 includes class fee and kit

Key chain class $16 includes class fee and kit

 

Fees must be paid in advance. 

 

 Classes available Thursday, August 19, 5:30-7:30* or Saturday, August 21, 3:00-5:00*

 

Cancellation policy: Our classes are kept small to offer individualized instruction with the instructor scheduled and kits purchased for you in advance of the course. Therefore, if a student cancels for any reason a refund cannot be issued. 

 

Open to all ages, but students should be able to work on a project for at least 30 minutes with minimal guidance. Participants under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Please feel free to contact the gallery at 309-232-8886 with any questions.