The Beginner's Guide to Kumihimo: 12 Beautiful Braided Jewellery Projects to Get You Started
Author: Donna McKean Smith
Learn the basics of kumihimo braiding and beading to create more than 12 pieces of jewellery.
Kumihimo is a popular jewelry-making technique with origins in Japanese tradition. This colourful and informative beginner's guide to the craft explains how to use a circular kumihimo disc and a variety of braids and beads to create 12 stunning pieces of jewelry, plus color and style variations, for any occasion. Kumihimo is a transportable craft so once you have mastered the basics of placing your braids over the disc in different formations to make a variety of patterns and motifs, you can create kumihimo jewelry wherever you go.
Donna McKean-Smith founded Riverside Beads and Crafts early in 2002. Riverside has grown to be a household name in the jewellery-making and craft industry, bringing a wonderful range of craft and beading materials both to Donna's own shop and online at www.riversidebeads.co.uk
Donna is a regular contributor to jewellery-making magazines, and has self-published her first guide to kumihimo, Bead-Braid-Twist. Donna is also a regular guest on Create and Craft, and can be found at craft shows around the UK.
Donna lives in Market Deeping near Peterborough, UK, with her husband and three sons.
- Paperback: 80 pages
- Publisher: Search Press (September 25, 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1782215344
- ISBN-13: 978-1782215349
- Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 0.3 x 10.2 inches