Develop skills in Japanese Kumihimo braiding and learn techniques to combine it with beads. Cover the basics of equipment, warp threads, braiding sequences and pattern design, then move on to consider bead types, design ideas and finishing. You will produce a range of samples and a finished item.
Jacqui Carey completed a BA(Hons) degree in woven textiles at WSCAD in 1985, and has been practicing ever since. As a textile specialist and braidmaker, her work acknowledges tradition whilst exploring the creative, and has been widely exhibited. Jacqui is recognised as a leading authority in her field, and shares her expertise through writing and teaching. She is the author of several books andrecipient of a QEST Craft Scholarship.