Kumihimo Basics and Beyond

Author: Rebecca Combs
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 162700064X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Kumihimo Basics & Beyond presents techniques for creating all-cord braids and beaded braids, then teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewelry. Short demonstrations of the key techniques needed for each project are presented in easy-to-grasp portions, allowing beaders to learn and practice as they go. Rebecca Combs demystifies tricky “kumihimo math” by providing detailed supply lists for each project in the book, plus teaches beaders how to calculate the amount of fiber and how many beads they’ll need for their future kumihimo projects.

Kumihimo Basics and Beyond

Author: Rebecca Ann Combs
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781627000437
Format: PDF, Docs
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This all-in-one resource provides clear techniques for both all-cord and beaded braids, plus it teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewelry.Perfect for those who are completely new to kumihimo and are ready to start adding beads, mixing up fibers, adding clasps, and learning other fundamental techniques.Kumihimo Basics and Beyond presents techniques for creating all-cord braids and beaded braids, then teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewelry. Short demonstrations of the key techniques needed for each project are presented in easy-to-grasp portions, allowing beaders to learn and practice as they go. Rebecca Combs demystifies tricky "kumihimo math" by providing detailed supply lists for each project in the book, plus teaches beaders how to calculate the amount of fiber and how many beadsthey'll need for their future kumihimo projects.

Kumihimo Wire Jewelry

Author: Giovanna Imperia
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0823027171
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In ancient Japan, beautiful yet functional cords made with the traditional braiding art of kumihimo adorned everything from kimonos to samurai armor to prayer scrolls. In Kumihimo Wire Jewelry, innovative jewelry artist Giovanna Imperia offers a fresh twist on this time-honored technique, adapting it to create stunning wire jewelry. In addition to a concise history of kumihimo and an overview of its essential materials, tools, and techniques, readers will learn the basics of this braiding method, plus how to create 20 striking projects--stylish bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces--all supported with detailed, step-by-step instructions and illustrations. This comprehensive book, which also includes pieces by prominent kumihimo jewelry artists from around the world, will inspire jewelry makers, beaders, and wireworkers at all skill levels to take their craft in a vibrant new direction. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Kumihimo Jewelry Simplified

Author: Rebecca Ann Combs
Publisher: Kalmbach Books
ISBN: 1627002286
Format: PDF, Docs
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This is the second Kumihimo book by Rebecca Combs. This book will focus more on the beginner and shares some of the most popular features that made the first book a runaway success: conversational voice, skill-building format, Kumihimo math, and continuing to use the inexpensive Kumihimo foam disk. Kumihimo Simplified includes 5 “new” braids: 8-warp basket weave, 16-warp rectangular, 16-warp hollow basket, 8-warp half-round, and 8-warp square. Beads will be included within the braids where appropriate, however, the focus will be straight braid. Special sidebars will include Creative Closures - 5 different ways to finish Kumihimo braids, besides the common gluing of endcaps.

Kumi Braiding

Author: Suzanne McNeill
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781574212976
Format: PDF, ePub
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Twenty one projects. Affordable, portable, and fun for all ages.Using a ;Kumihimo' foam braiding wheel and a few inexpensive supplies, anyone can create cords in a rainbow of colors and textures. From fuzzy to fine, sumptuous to soft, cords take on a whole new life when transformed into gorgeous jewelry.

How to Make 50 Fabulous Kumihimo Braids

Author: Beth Kemp
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764167997
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Jill Wiseman s Beautiful Beaded Ropes

Author: Jill Wiseman
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 9781454703563
Format: PDF, Docs
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A craft instructor from Beaducation.com presents 24 beaded rope designs that utilize popular stitch techniques ranging from spirals and peyote to netting and herringbone, explaining to beginner through experienced beaders how to create various wearable necklaces, bangles and earrings.

Twist Turn and Tie

Author: Beth Kemp
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 1438067143
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The traditional Japanese art of cord braiding—known as kumihimo—has been around for centuries. The technique, which uses a loom and several strands of silk thread, was once used to create the strong, slender cords that reinforced samurai warrior armor. Today, it is primarily used to make beautiful, color-drenched cords for jewelry and other decorative items. In Twist, Turn & Tie 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids, readers will get everything they need to get started in this ancient craft, including a mini braiding loom!

Crochet Wire Jewelry

Author: Nancy Waille
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 1461750814
Format: PDF, ePub
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Instructions and stitch diagrams for 18 beautiful projects using simple crochet techniques Teaches basic crochet stitches and gives advice on working with wire Create unique necklaces, rings, bracelets, belts, bags, and more