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Kyoto Institute of Technology Future-Applied Conventional Technology Centre  
Two Day, Braided Cord (Kumihimo) Workshop
Dates Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27, 2011
Venue Multipurpose room (tamokuteki shitsu), University Laboratories for Innovative Research 4th floor, West Campus, Kyoto Institute of Technology Matsugasaki Campus Location
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Experience Andes-style Cord Braiding, Stool or Box
 Loom Cord Braiding
 August 26, 10:00 to 16:00
(lunch not provided)

【Lecturer】Makiko Tada
We will make sample Andes-style braided cords.
Other activities for the licensing exam will also be included. All interested participants are welcome. Registration closes on August 20.
(See flier at upper right)
Bring the following to the workshop: Two 5cm wide clips, scissors, a single chopstick and a pen or pencil Registration: as shown at the end of this article
********************************************* All interested parties are welcome to attend the open lectures on cord braiding held the second day.
Lecture One: History of Braiding: Stools and Other Looms, (Information useful for those persons preparing for the Cord Braiding Teaching Certificate)
Lecture Two: Andes-style Cord Braiding
Saturday, August 27, 9:00 to 12:10
【Lecturer】Makiko Tada
KIT Adjunct Professor of Advanced Fibro-Science Department, KIT
Presentation: Slide Show of Japanese and Andean Braided Cords and Weavings
Please feel free to contact us for further information and to register for the workshop.
Bring the following: pen or pencil, 4 different colored pencils or magic markers
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Participation and Materials Fee Future-Applied Conventional Technology Centre Members: free
Non-members: 3000yen All participants should pay a 1500yen fee for materials, handouts and running costs
Contact for Information and Registration Future-Applied Conventional Technology Centre, Kyoto Institute of Technology
Deadline: Saturday, August 20
Braided Cord (Kumihimo) Workshop
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