Twist, Turn & Tie 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids: A Beginner's Guide to Making Braids for Beautiful Cord Jewelry (Hardcover)

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Description


Look no further for the ideal book all about kumihimo patterns! Twist, Turn, & Tie Japanese Kumihimo Braids teaches the art of beautiful, corded braids. This Japanese craft book demonstrates how to make unique jewelry pieces, decorative staple pieces, and beaded patterns!

Kumihimo is more than just a craft; it's a form of artistic expression that has been celebrated for centuries. Beth Kemp takes you on a creative journey, demystifying this craft and making it accessible to all. From traditional patterns to contemporary designs, this book encompasses a wide range of braiding techniques for stunning cord jewelry.

Twist, Turn & Tie 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids is the perfect primer for beginners but also serves as a valuable resource for experienced crafters. The book features detailed step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color photographs, making each project easy to follow and enjoyable to create. From basics and beyond, this craft book covers:

  • An overview of tools and materials, including looms, bobbins, glues, and beads
  • Step-by-step instructions for basic loom braiding and handling threads
  • 50 gorgeous projects from simple beginner braids to complex beaded cords
  • 400 full-color photographs for inspiration and instruction

Don't wait to make your own beautiful kumihimo jewelry! Twist, Turn, & Tie 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids is the perfect guidebook for new and seasoned braiders alike.

About the Author


After a decade in the prestige jewelry industry, Beth Kemp's love of textiles and beading led her to the art of kumihimo. Today, she shares her knowledge of the art form through articles, books, classes, and her online store, Braid and Bead Studio.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780764166433
ISBN-10: 0764166433
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication Date: March 1st, 2014
Pages: 128
Language: English