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 sub them out for the colors in the pattern. For step by step instruction, do log in to our member area to follow this project. If you are not a member yet, just subscribe from the link here.

 

 Below is a sneak preview of what you will see from the step by step guide available in our member area.

 

 

Bead layout: 

 

 

 

 

Pattern is designed for 10/0 and 11/0 size seed beads. Insert strands to the slots of kumihimo disk according this diagram. Red arrows show order of moving strands.

 

 

 

 

 

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