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Jacqui Carey's Japanese Braiding, The Art of Kumihimo offers a fresh approach to the ancient craft of Japanese braiding. Six projects for the beginner with step by step instructions, and tips and advice of developing projects for over 70 other braids. The finished braids can be used to make a variety of stunning fashion accessories. NOTE: Japanese Braiding is the revised version of the book Beginner's Guide to Braiding Beginner's Guide to Braiding, The Craft of Kumihimo by Jacqui Carey


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Japanese Braiding
The Art of Kumihimo

Author: Jacqui Carey
Pages: 96
Page size: 6.25" x 8.75"
Publisher: Search Press
Cover: Hard Back w/ Covered Spiral Binding
Item Code: 4Q0145
Weight: 0.90 lb

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Jacqui Carey provides a fresh approach to Kumihimo the ancient craft of Japanese braiding. Clear step -by-step photographs guide the beginner through six projects which show how to make a variety of different braids. There are tips on what equipment to use and advice on how to develop the projects using a variety of patterns, colours and textures, to create over 70 other braids. The finished braids can be use to make a range of stunning curtain ties, cords, bracelets, necklaces and fashion accessories.

Author Jacqui CareyAbout the Author

Jacqui completed her B.A. Honors degree in woven textiles at the West Surrey College of Art and Design in 1985. Since then she has specialized in lace and Kumihimo, being drawn to these subjects through her love of mathematics and art.

Now based in Devon, she is married with two children and divides her non-family time between teaching, making and demonstrating her braiding skills. Her work has been exhibited around the world.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Materials and Equipment 8
Square Braids 14
Round Braids 34
Flat Braids 48
Honeycomb Braids 60
Hollow Braids 72
Rounded Flat Braids 84
Using Your Braids 94
Index 96

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