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Title:
Kumihimo : basics & beyond : 24 braided and beaded jewelry projects on the kumihimo disk
Author:
Combs, Rebecca Ann.
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Publication Information:
Waukesha, Wis. : Kalmbach Books, 2014.
Physical Description:
95 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Summary:
Presents techniques for creating all-cord braids and beaded braids, and then teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewellery. In this title, 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.
Language:
English
Contents:
Getting Started -- Basic Kumihimo Toolkit -- Braiding Fibers and Other Supplies -- Fiber-Focused Braiding -- Project: Basic Braid Set -- Playing with Color -- Project: Autumn -- Project: Signature Necklace -- No-Knot Start -- Project: Suede Leather Key Chain -- Combining Fibers -- Project: Twisted Spiral Braid -- Project: Metallic Twist -- Braiding with Beads -- Beaded Kumihimo Toolkit -- Beads and Other Supplies -- Mini Project: Making weighted bobbins -- Project: Beaded Rope -- String Theory -- Project: Jumbo Beaded Rope Bangle -- Project: Classic Elegance -- Project: Woodland Afternoon -- Project: Fire-Polished Bangle -- Project: Jasper Canyon -- Braiding with Teardrops -- Project: Polka Dot Daisies -- Project: Amber Sunset -- Project: The Showstopper -- Using Long Magatama Beads -- Project: Dragonscale -- Project: Magatama Spiral -- Counted Patterns -- Project: The Countess -- Adding a Pendant -- Mini Project: Using endcaps with a built-in bail -- Project: Moonlit Lagoon -- Project: Five Marbles -- Project: Stuck in the Middle -- Project: Beaded pass-through.
ISBN:
9781627000437
Format :
Book

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Summary

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.


Author Notes

Rebecca Combs is the owner of Design & Adorn Beading Studio in Tucson, Arizona, and has been teaching a variety of classes in jewelry making there since 2008. Her specialty is kumihimo jewelry. She leads a variety of workshops at other venues as well, including the Bead&Button Show.


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