Blue Blooms Kumihimo Bracelet

PROJECT B2092
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
Add a new dimension to your Kumihimo braiding with Czech Glass Pip Beads.
Instructions
These instructions will give you a bracelet that is 6 1/2 inches. To make a longer bracelet you will need to purchase additional pip beads and add them onto the eight cords respectively. You will also need a piece of tape for this project.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Braid Beaded Kumihimo and Make a Bracelet.
  2. From what you learned in the video, set up your bobbins and disc.
  3. For this project you will be using only one color of cord and onto each of the eight cords you will add the pip beads in the following order. 6 blue, 6 helio, 6 blue, and 6 helio.
  4. When you have come to the end of the braid, finish it off as seen in the above video.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCP-11274 - Czech Glass Pip Beads, Smooth Drops 7x5mm, 50 Pieces, Blue
    Project uses 96 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • BCP-11264 - Czech Glass Pip Beads, Smooth Drops 7x5mm, 50 Pieces, Helio Blue Crystal
    Project uses 96 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • XCR-4325 - BeadSmith Super-Lon Cord - Size 18 Twisted Nylon - Periwinkle Blue / 77 Yards
    Project uses 1 spool. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-7490 - Silver Plated Glue-In Sliding Toggle Clasp Small 'Spiral' Fits 3mm Cord (1)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-1054 - E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-6095 - Beadsmith Lightweight Kumihimo Round Disc Disk For Japanese Braiding and Cording 35mm Hole
  • XTL-6103 - Beadsmith No Tangle Flexible Plastic Thread Bobbins For Kumihimo Or Macrame 1 7/8 Inch (8 Pack)
  • XTL-6062 - Kumi Weight With Gator Clip For Kumihimo Braiding - 3.1 Ounces (1)
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
Additional Information
Theme Spring
Ingredients BCP-11274, BCP-11264, XCR-4325, FCL-7490, XTL-1054,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Czech Glass Pip Beads, Smooth Drops 7x5mm, 50 Pieces, Blue
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.35 / Package | SKU: BCP-11274
Czech Glass Pip Beads, Smooth Drops 7x5mm, 50 Pieces, Helio Blue Crystal
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$2.89 / Package | SKU: BCP-11264
Super-Lon (S-Lon) Cord - Size #18 Twisted Nylon - Periwinkle Blue / 77 Yards
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$4.29 / Package | SKU: XCR-4325
Silver Plated Glue-In Sliding Toggle Clasp Small 'Spiral' Fits 3mm Cord (1)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Set.
$1.16 / Package | SKU: FCL-7490
E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-1054

Tools and Other Supplies:

Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
$6.89 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700

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