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Category Archives: Dazzle-it Hemp Cord
This choker features traditional macrame knotting. It really is a skill that is useful in so many stringing applications. Nancy Donaldson created this necklace to feature our natural hemp strings. Isn’t it delightful? It will be just perfect for summer outings. … Continue reading
My agate slab pendant is the inspiration for this kumihimo cord made with rattail, hemp, suede lace and cotton waxed cord. The colours in the pendant are just stunning. I gathered all the stringing material that would highlight the colours … Continue reading
This braid looks fabulous in person! You would think I worked with many different coloured strands in order to create this finished sample. I used the Dazzle-It Kumihimo disk with Dazzle-It antique copper fine chain and one strand of hemp … Continue reading
Where did July go? Today is the last day to take advantage of the special discount for hemp cord! We have a lots of ideas for hemp projects already on the blog under the “Hemp Cord” category!
It did not occur to me until a few days ago that shells might look fabulous with a kumihimo cord. This strand of shells is such a gorgeous shade of purple and I didn’t have anything in my collection that … Continue reading
This little bracelet is a simple way to showcase both my crystals and some pink hemp. The Dazzle-It Eco Friendly hemp is a friendly alternative to cotton and other synthetic cord and stringing materials. I have several sets! The Spring … Continue reading
When I began teaching myself kumihimo I didn’t realize that I would start pulling out all my old jewelery to see if I could give it a makeover. This brown and red rose never seemed to work with anything. I … Continue reading
My kumihimo necklaces are taking on a life of their own. In my last post I told you I was going to be shopping at John Bead. These are all the rattail colours I brought home. I need them all. … Continue reading
This turtle pendant has finally become wearable! He has been in my collection for years and I have struggled to come up with an interesting necklace so he could be worn. Kumihimo to the rescue! In my last post I … Continue reading