how to make 50 fabulous kumihimo braids a beginners guide to making flat braids for beautiful cord jewelry and fashion accessories

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How To Make 50 Fabulous Flat Kumihimo Beads

Author : Beth Kemp
ISBN : 1782213805
Genre : Braid
File Size : 64. 23 MB
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A beginner's guide to making flat braids for fun and fabulous cord jewellery and accessories, this book includes a lightweight but sturdy square kumihimo braiding loom to get you started.

Twist Turn And Tie 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids

Author : Beth Kemp
ISBN : 0764166433
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 85. 30 MB
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Introduces the traditional Japanese art of cord braiding and features step-by-step instructions for completing fifty projects with the included kumihimo disk.

Making Kumihimo

Author : Rodrick Owen
ISBN : 1861083122
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Unlock the secrets of a beautiful, ancient, and closely guarded Japanese craft. Kumihimo refers to all kinds of braiding; here, the focus is on Takadai, a term for colorful and elaborate single- and double-layered flat braids made on a high-stand frame, with a plain weave and twill structure. With more than 150 photographs, 70 charts, 25 illustrations, and easy-to-follow instructions, this collection offers an ideal introduction for anyone from weavers to embroiderers. Find out about the equipment, materials, and techniques; create color, weave, rep-weave, chevron, and textured patterns, plus braids with decorative edges; and make many designs to turn into scarves, bracelets, and other adornments. A Selection of the Crafters Choice Book Club.

Beautiful Braiding Made Easy

Author : Helen Deighan
ISBN : 1782211306
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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First published 2006 by Crossways Patch, Hindhead, Surrey.

Kumihimo Wire Jewelry

Author : Giovanna Imperia
ISBN : 9780823027170
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 86. 5 MB
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In ancient Japan, beautiful yet functional cords made with the traditional braiding art of kumihimo adorned everything from kimonos to samurai armor to prayer scrolls. In Kumihimo Wire Jewelry, innovative jewelry artist Giovanna Imperia offers a fresh twist on this time-honored technique, adapting it to create stunning wire jewelry. In addition to a concise history of kumihimo and an overview of its essential materials, tools, and techniques, readers will learn the basics of this braiding method, plus how to create 20 striking projects--stylish bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces--all supported with detailed, step-by-step instructions and illustrations. This comprehensive book, which also includes pieces by prominent kumihimo jewelry artists from around the world, will inspire jewelry makers, beaders, and wireworkers at all skill levels to take their craft in a vibrant new direction. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Andean Sling Braids

Author : Rodrick Owen
ISBN : 0764351036
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Learn to make the decorative braids used in the sling-making traditions of Peru and Bolivia; this detailed guide, including 400 step-by-step photos, teaches the technique and over 100 designs for weavers, craftspeople, jewelrydesigners, basket weavers, and others interested in using braids for embellishment. In-depth detailed instructions are given, along with clear diagrams; recommended braiding yarns for slingsand kumihimo; detailed set-up, making, and finishing instructions;and many fascinating contemporary applications. This book introduces a new piece of equipment, the core frame, and gives instructions for making it from wood and dowels. When the core frame is used with a braiding stand and bobbins, a wide variety of core-carrying braids become accessible to kumihimo braiders. Most of the braids, from 4 to 40 strands, can be made on a braiding card and 50 patterns can be made on the stand without a frame.

Braids

Author : Rodrick Owen
ISBN : 1883010063
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 54. 74 MB
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Takes a look at two families of braids, Peruvian, and Japanese braids, and shows more than 50 different braid designs incorporating over 250 patterns

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