COVID-19: Your safety is our utmost concern

        • Due to Provincial restrictions, our classes are being rescheduled. Classes will resume when the closure mandate is lifted and it safe once again to gather and learn. Thank you for your patience during these difficult times.
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Beginner Kumihimo: Fibre and Beads

March 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cdn $43.00 +Kit fee: $15 + HST, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Course outline: Learn the traditional Japanese Kongah-Gumi (spiral braid) with Angela Peace and discover how to create pattern with fiber and beads.

This techniques class will cover the basic 8 strand braid with both S and Z spirals and how to progress to 12, and 16, strand braids. The discussion will also cover fiber choices, tension, patterns, set up and problem solving. Lots of practice time too.

Skill level: Beginner

Prerequisite: N/A

Technique: Kumihimo braiding

Bring to class: Kumihimo foam disc (6inch size); 8 plastic no-tangle bobblins; small scissors; magnification if required.

Of special note: the class patterns and instructions from our classes are for your personal use only. Please respect the intellectual property of our artists/instructors by not sharing, selling, or teaching the patterns you receive from the classes you take.

How to Register and Cancellation Policy: see details below.



March 29, 2019
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cdn $43.00
Event Categories:
Event Tags:
, , ,


BeadFX, 19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1Y2 Canada


Angela Peace


Kit Fee:
$15 + HST, payable to the instructor the day of the class.
Kit Includes:
Illustrated instructions and all cord/materials

How to Register:

  • You may register on-line through the form above, or by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment is required in advance for registration and may be done on-line at the time of registration or in-person at the store.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be mature and responsible to work safely to be allowed to take some of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.