From the best-selling author of Twist, Turn & Tie 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids comes the must-have craft guide for anyone looking to learn the ancient art of Japanese braiding
Whether you love working with your hands, making jewelry, tying knots, or mindful activities, kumihimo—the Japanese art of cord braiding—is worthwhile. Learn how to make stunning kumihimo braided friendship bracelets, jewelry, and fashion accessories with a simple square loom (included with this kit)! In this beginner's guide to braiding, you'll find:
Crafters will also find creative jewelry making ideas and plenty of ways to experiment with colors and textures, finish projects with clasps, decorative loops, tassels, and more. It's a must-have craft book for tweens, teens, and adults who want to try braiding their own handcrafted jewelry.
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.