Tutorial for Kumihimo Spiral Braid using Satin Cord / Rattail (Rat tail) Cord. Heart Kumihimo Pattern. Friendship Bracelets. Bracelet Patterns. How to make bracelets. We will need: 16 strings (13 black and 3 pink) about 20 cm longer than your wrist circumference + some for tying the bracelet.
How to make a kumihimo bracelet you can take a look here. 1. Start making your kumihimo according to this pattern: 2. Save to: Comments: Cloisonne enamel jewelry, Bead Embroidery, wall pieces and sculptures in fine metal by Enamelist Karen L. Cohen. The charts below are only approximate as all beads of the same size, especially from different manufacturers, are not necessarily the same size.
Need a mm to inch conversion? Check out this conversion site. This page lists the following charts: Seed Beads Sizes with Suggested Needle and Thread Sizes to use Bugle Sizes Beads per inch - a guide for designers and to figure out how many beads are on an unstrung chord you plan to purchase. Wire Gauge to Bead Size Guide Seed Beads * Suggested needle and thread sizes are based on going through the beads mutlple times. C-Lon Micro Cord Tex 70 - Heavyweight Beading and Micro Macrame Cord. Stitchionary. Braid size finding chart. Thread Specifications and Notes. Choose your braid size. Send us your design with or without a photo of your finished braid.
Link to your design - share your pattern with your friends Remember pattern (requires cookies) You should be seeing the kumihimo braid design tool here. If you are seeing this text after the page has finished loading, either javscript is disabled or your browser does not support some features required. Go to original (Java) version of Kongoh-gumi (Friendship Bracelets) DMC code: About the braid Kongoh gumi braids are probably the first kumihimo braid people come across. This braid gives a rectangular area for design which repeats spiralling up the braid (the S-spiral goes round the opposite direction).
On a kumihimo disk, the movement sequence is very simple (2 thread moves and a turn of the disk repeated) and the flexibility of the design makes it popular for friendship bracelets. We have more information about this braid on our Kongoh Gumi page. How to use the designer Use the colour picker to choose your thread colour. Cloisonne enamel jewelry, Bead Embroidery, wall pieces and sculptures in fine metal by Enamelist Karen L. Cohen. Kumihimo with beads calculator. Kumihimo Conversion Chart. This chart is to help determine amount of beads when using ALL 8 bobbins.
These equations will help you determine how many bags of beads you will need to purchase for your project. Remember, all of our seed beads are sold in 8 gram bags. Using Beads on All Eight Bobbins: Gram Weight: Multiply the desired braid length by the Beads per Inch. Divide your answer by Beads Per Gram to get the gram weight. Divide the gram weight by 8 to see how many bags you will use, since we sell 8gram bags. Example for making a 6-inch piece with size 6/0 beads: 6 (desired braid length in inches) X 45 (Beads per Inch for size 6/0 beads) = 270 270÷ 12 (Beads per Gram for size 6/0 beads) = 22.5 22.5÷ 8 = 2.8 , so you will need 3 bags of beads Using Beads on Only Selected Bobbins If using beads but not on all bobbins you have to first figure out the number of beads per bobbin.
Beads per Inch divided by 8 bobbins = _____(Beads per Bobbin) Beads per Inch multiplied by desired braid length = ____ (number of beads needed) Size Charts. Size Charts for Beads and Sequins Inches to Millimeters Inches (in.)
Millimeters(mm) 1/16 in. 1.5mm 1/8 in. 3mm 1/4 in. 6mm 3/8 in. 9mm 1/2 in. 12mm 5/8 in. 15mm 3/4 in 18.5mm 7/8 in. 22mm 1 in. 25mm. NECKLACE SIZES CHART.