Author Archives: Irish

20 Strands Beaded Kumihimo Pattern: Burberry Style by Elena Komina

Burberry Style is now published as part of DIY Jewelry Making #62. This tutorial is written by one of our contributors – Elena Komina. In this tutorial, we will show how to create 20 strands beaded kumihimo pattern. For step by step instruction, do log in to our member area to follow this project. If you are not […]

Beaded Kumihimo Pattern: Colorful Spiral by Elena Komina

Beaded Kumihimo Pattern: Colorful Spiral is now published as part of DIY Jewelry Making #62. This tutorial will show you how to do the twisted kumihimo braid. Let our featured Kumihimo enthusiast Elena Komina show you how! For step by step instruction, do log in to our member area to follow this project. If you are not a […]

Beaded Kumihimo Pattern: Patchwork by Elena Komina

Patchwork is now published as part of DIY Jewelry Making #62. This tutorial is written by one of our contributors – Elena Komina.  Learn the basic technique in kumihimo braiding and create a beaded kumihimo bracelet. Want to make a color combo of your own? Sure, you can! Just decide which color you want to use and […]

12 Strands Beaded Kumihimo Pattern: Hearts by Elena Komina

Hearts is now published as part of DIY Jewelry Making #62. You will discover the ancient Japanese braiding technique and create Kumihimo beaded jewelry! Featured jewelry designer Elena Komina will show you how. For step by step instruction, do log in to our member area to follow this project. If you are not a member yet, just […]

16 Strands Beaded Kumihimo Pattern: Pink & Black by Elena Komina

Pink & Black is now published as part of DIY Jewelry Making #62. This tutorial is written by one of our contributors – Elena Komina.  Kumihimo nowadays plays a part in the fashion and style industry for they are popular as an accessory and jewelry. Sometimes they are also called friendship bracelets. Now, let’s begin and create […]

Braiding Thick Beaded Kumihimo with Inner Cores by Elena Komina

Braiding Thick Beaded Kumihimo with Inner Cores is now published as part of DIY Jewelry Making #62. This tutorial is written by one of our contributors –Elena Komina. Kumihimo is an ancient braiding technique that originated in Japan which means “gathered threads.”  In this​ ​tutorial, we​ ​will​ ​show​ ​you​ ​how​ ​to​ make stunning kumihimo braids with […]