The Beginner S Guide To Kumihimo

Author: Dorothy Wood
Editor: Sewandso
ISBN: 9781446305935
Size: 19,45 MB
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Learn how to make stunning braided jewellery using the popular technique of Kumihimo - the art of Japanese braiding. Kumihimo is enjoying a surge in popularity in contemporary jewellery making as an innovative and on-trend technique. This beginner-friendly guide features step-by-step diagrams and photographs to help you start braiding and create beautiful jewellery projects at home. Written by renowned jewellery crafter and first Ambassador for Swarovski Elements, Dorothy Wood, The Beginner's Guide to Kumihimo is the essential guide to Japanese braiding techniques for jewellery craft. The book covers a range of techniques including flat braids, square braids, honeycomb braids, hollow braids, spiral braids, braiding with beads, using different cords and wire, and finishing techniques. It features templates to make your own Kumihimo disk and plate, plus a handful of contemporary projects for jewellery and accessories so you can put your newfound braiding skills to use straight away.|Learn how to make braided jewellery using the popular Japanese braiding technique Kumihimo. This beginner-friendly book covers a wide range of braiding techniques plus a handful of contemporary projects so you can put your newfound braiding skills to use straight away. It also features templates to make your own Kumihimo disk and plate.

Beginner S Guide To Japanese Braiding

Author: Jacqui Carey
Editor: Search Press(UK)
ISBN: 9781782218050
Size: 11,23 MB
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Learn the calming, traditional craft of kumihimo - Japanese braiding - through step-by-step projects. Kumihimo is the ancient art of Japanese braidmaking; admired for its dual qualities of usefulness and beauty, and associated with both fashion and the samurai. In this instructional book, Jacqui Carey teaches the use of a marudai (round stand) to produce a variety of different types of braids, which can then be used to create countless combinations of colour, texture and material. Clear step-by-step photographs guide the beginner through each of the projects, and many inspirational examples of the variety you can create are shown. The rhythmic movements, feel and sound of the marudai in use make this traditional craft a soothing, absorbing and aesthetically pleasing experience; perfect for weaving a calm area in your day.

The Beginner S Guide To Braiding

Author: Jacqui Carey
Editor: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9780855328283
Size: 15,29 MB
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This book will introduce you to the basics of Japanese braiding. There are full step-by-step instructions for each move, followed by pictures of lovely examples to inspire you.

How To Make 50 Fabulous Flat Kumihimo Beads

Author: Beth Kemp
Editor:
ISBN: 9781782213802
Size: 20,50 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.

How To Make 50 Fabulous Kumihimo Braids

Author: Beth Kemp
Editor: B.E.S. Publishing
ISBN: 9780764167997
Size: 13,37 MB
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Find 50 flat braiding projects, including friendship bracelets, shoelaces, bag handles, jewelry, watch straps and more, and an enclosed kumihimo square loom. Clear instructions and step-by-step photographs make this a must-have guide for tweens, teens, and adults.

Wire Weaving Beginner Intermediate Guide Chain Maille Kumihimo Wire Weaving

Author: Amy Lange
Editor:
ISBN: 9781691537396
Size: 14,75 MB
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If you want to learn wire weaving without paying $60 for a single weaving class, then keep reading... Do you want to learn how to make wire woven jewelry, but don't know where to start? Do you want to learn at home, without having to pay $60 for attending a single wire weaving class? Are you unable to make projects that you like, because your local supplier doesn't have some of the materials? Do you want to start without having to break your bank with expensive tools and materials? As a wire weaver, I, the author, also faced such problems. That is why I came up with secret methods that make it easy for you to start wire weaving with just a few basic tools. I will share these secrets inside this book. Note: This book has 4 manuscripts Book 1: Wire Weaving for Beginners: Make Your First Wire Jewelry Project and Learn Basic Wire Weaving Skills Book 2: Intermediate Wire Weaving: How to Make Wire Jewelry Without Splurging on Expensive Metals Book 3: Chain Maille Wire Weaving: How to Make Chain Maille With Affordable Metals and Minimal Tools Book 4: Kumihimo Wire Weaving: How to Make Wire Kumihimo Braids With Affordable Metals and Minimal Tools In this book you will discover: The #1 material you should use to make wire jewelry, that is both inexpensive and easy to work with 3 beginner projects that you can make, wear, and gift to those who are special in your life 4 versatile intermediate wire weaving techniques, that you can use to add your own 'personal touch' to projects The secret tool you should use to measure the gauge of your wire, that has personally made it easier for the author herself 1 handy method to incorporate and show off colorful beads in your projects 1 simple 'hack' that will allow you to never purchase a clasp or earring wire ever again One major mistake that completely ruins expensive base wires in your projects, and how to solve it How to add cabochons to your kumihimo projects 5 classic and versatile kumihimo designs that go well with inexpensive metals How to get a patina finish on your kumihimo projects The biggest mistake you could be making when braiding wire 8 beginner level chain maille patterns to kick start your chain maille journey How to avoid wasting money while buying jump rings An easy way to eliminate ring math for chain maille Plus you will receive not one but 4 free bonuses: The top 5 cheapest chain maille suppliers The #1 low-price metal you should use to make your first kumihimo braid The #1 low-price metal that a beginner should use to make her first chain maille 10 kumihimo 'hacks', that will make your kumihimo learning curve easier But, as a complete beginner, will you be able to make wire jewelry using this book? Yes. This book has been designed to let the beginner pursue her hobby, without feeling like it's too complicated. From beginner projects to wire braids with lush blue cabochons, you will be able to learn a range of designs, even if you have never touched wire before. Note: 2 manuscripts in this book do not have pictures. The other 2 have black and white pictures only Take action now and buy this book by scrolling up and clicking the 'Buy now' button

Beginners Guide To Macrame

Author: Alice Anderson
Editor:
ISBN: 9781546941507
Size: 15,86 MB
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Beginners Guide to Macrame The Complete Guide To Macrame Jewelry, Patterns And Knots - Plus Advanced Lessons To Using Kumihimo And Macrame Tools Macram� is the latest craze to hit crafts stores and department stores. From friendship bracelets to purses to wall hangings, macram� is popular and everyone is learning how to do it.In this book, you will learn how to create your own macram� jewelry and discover the exciting world of this fun and bohemian art form. In Beginners Guide to Macram�: The Complete Guide to Macram� Jewelry, Patterns and Knots - Plus Advanced Lessons to Using Kumihimo And Macram� Tools you will learn everything you need to know to start your first macram� project. You will discover: Everything you need to purchase to begin creating your own macram� jewelry. Basic knots that you need to know. Patterns for creating macram� jewelry and mastering the hobby. The fascinating art form of Kumihimo Why buying advanced tools for macram� and Kumihimo is a good investment.

Japanese Braiding

Author: Jacqui Carey
Editor: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781844484263
Size: 14,66 MB
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An introduction to Kumihimo provides step-by-step photographs detailing six projects that can customized through various patterns, colors, and textures to make dozens of braids that can be used for jewelry, cords, and other fashion accessories.

Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide To Braiding And Knotting

Author: Sherri Haab
Editor: Creative Publishing int'l
ISBN: 9781589239371
Size: 19,92 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learn how to make bracelets, belts, leashes, and more using braiding and knotting techniques. It's creative fun that's knot to be missed! This comprehensive beginner's guide teaches the techniques of kumihimo (braiding), plaiting, knotting, and macrame. Written for young minds, Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Braiding and Knotting gives readers the basics for working with different cords and fibers to create projects such as bracelets, necklaces, leashes, keychains, wall hangings, and more. Some of these fun projects incorporate beads, stones, and other findings. Each section of Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Braiding and Knotting begins with an introduction to the materials required then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are braiding and knotting with confidence and ease. Visual learners will love the 250 how-to photos and illustrations, as well as clear, concise instructions--all easily understood by grade-school kids. Each project lists the skills that will be exercised in making it, and projects are rated for difficulty, so kids can progress to higher levels as they learn new skills and develop dexterity. You'll find that the book provides a foundation for a lifetime of braiding, knotting, and macrame enjoyment. Keep little fingers braiding for hours and give kids' eyes a break from technology with the fun and creative craft of braiding and knotting!