How to Make 50 Fabulous Kumihimo Braids: A Beginner's Guide to Making Flat Braids for Beautiful Cord Jewelry and Fashion Accessories (Hardcover)

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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:

  • 50 flat braiding projects, from simple braids to complex pieces, including friendship bracelets, shoelaces, bag handles, jewelry, watch straps and more
  • A square braiding loom to remove and practice on
  • Specially-drawn graphics, detailed instructions, tools, and materials needed for success
  • Clear, annotated illustrations and photographs of the completed project
  • Projects that start out simple and increase in complexity, offering beginners and more advanced braiders the chance to broaden their skills and creativity

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.

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: 9780764167997
ISBN-10: 0764167995
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication Date: February 1st, 2016
Pages: 128
Language: English