All workshops at the JCCC location have been suspended until further notice.
What do the Samurai and Geisha have in common?
Both required kumihimo to secure their clothing. Kumihimo loosely translates to “gathered threads.” Through different techniques, a person is able to gather many threads together to create a stronger cord. It is a form of braiding…Japanese-style. The technique has been around for more than 1,400 years and was in danger of being a lost art due to the mechanization of the processes. However, this technique is enjoying a recent surge in popularity with crafters.