Kumihimo Combinations by Karen DeSousa
Kumihimo moves into the next generation of crafting. This book shows how to integrate kumihimo and beadweaving to make beautiful jewelry. The book includes new braiding patterns that include flat, square and round braids all made on the round disk. Two sided braids where each side is unique and gorgeous. Patterns for bangle bracelets with hidden channels for pearls and crystals. Braided earrings for dangle or post which are stylish and sparkly and very pretty. Projects for smaller, daintier braids that can emulate and replace herringbone chains as faster to make and more flexible drape smoothly when wearing. Medallions that can hang from a braid or a spiral. Braids that update an ancient craft into jewelry that is new and unique. Whether you are a beginner or advanced braider this book has great projects with unlimited inspiration. Softcover, measures: 8-1/4″ x 11, 35 pages.
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