Miami Kumihimo Workshop Scheduled

March 15, 2014

After many requests I have scheduled a 3-day  intensive intro marudai workshop in my home studio and it will be limited to 6 students. Date: April 23 – 25. Only two seats remaining, so contact me asap if you are interested. Agaskell@me.com or 305-301-4976. Students will work on individual projects using their own materials or, […]

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Makiko Tada Teaching in Miami Feb. 26 – March 2

January 15, 2014
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Email AGaskell@me.com to sign up for classes Makiko Tada of Japan is a master craftsperson with over 40 years experience as an internationally recognized Kumihimo teacher. She is a braider, designer, researcher and lecturer at Kyoto Institute of Technology and Japan Women’s University. As well, she is the author of ”Comprehensive Treatise of Braids 1 to 6”, […]

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Japan Adventure Tour

January 4, 2014
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12-Day Japan Adventure Tour $3,800 USD Friday, October 24th, 2014 through Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 (USA Flights depart on Thursday, October 23rd for arrival in Japan October 24th) *** Click For Application! *** Application Deadline March 31st, 2014 Tour inclusions: • 12 Nights at the Mitsue Garden Hotels in Kyoto & Hiroshima Daily breakfast buffet […]

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2nd day, oh it’s the 3rd day in Tokyo

October 4, 2013
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I’ll catch you up on my journey so far. Landed early at Narita airport after a fairly sleepless 13 + hour flight. First impression – this airport is so quiet, it feels like the passengers on my plane are the only ones here. Does’t at all feel like an airport in a city of over […]

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Getting Ready for Japan

September 28, 2013
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Well, it’s down to the wire, or should I say the last bead. Since this will be my first time in Japan I will keep my blog up-to-date so you can travel share in some of my adventures. Here is a bit of an overview. The trip starts in Tokyo. I will be staying six […]

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