April 29, 2010

Kumihimo Braiding and Marudai

Hi All - I am still here! I have been really busy getting ready for a workshop weekend (7th-9th May to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the West Aussie branch of the Aussie Lace Guild) ...I am doing needle lace (as a student not a tutor this time) and I have been getting things ready for it - also I am busy painting bobbins for my September stock (As I have travels in 3 weeks - a lace teaching trip to Tasmania/Melbourne and also the congress in Japan in July) I need to "get ahead"!
I got a Mini Marudai in the post yesterday - ordered from a place in Queensland and also a new book on Kumihimo braiding - I have just got the Marudai put together and loaded with the 'Tama" (bobbins) and I have started a braid to carry on with at the Lace day which I am going to tomorrow (I don't have any lace underway at the mo!) I have also nearly finished another crazy patchwork belt in Navy blues, rust/orange and creams to match my clothing which I intend to take to Japan for the Congress! I just have to hand sew the binding... also taking that to the lace day tomorrow too... No peace for the wicked bwah hahahahaha! LOL! :-D

4 comments:

Arty Lady's blog said...

I'm thinking of trying the kumihimo - can you tell me where you got your marudai? Do share your experience with it.

PS Glad to see you blogging.

Liz.

CJ Stitching and Blooms said...

Hello from Michigan, I wish I was traveling to all those places with you. I would love to see your CQ Patchwork piece. Safe Travels. OH, BTW I finished a Needle Lace Pillow today which I will put on my blog later. I will put a photo of it today on Needle lace Talk and Stitchin Fingers If you would like to see it. Thanks for the inspiration. I also was very inspire by Lenore NLP too. Hugs Judy

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