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Title:
The knotting & braiding bible : the complete guide to creative knotting including kumihimo, macramé and plaiting
Author:
Wood, Dorothy, 1955- , author.
Publication Information:
Newton Abbot, UK : David & Charles, 2014
Physical Description:
159 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Summary:
Comprehensive guide to knotting and braiding techniques, including step-by-step photography and instructions.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781446303948
Format :
Book

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The most comprehensive guide to knotting and braiding techniques with literally hundreds of illustrated techniques from bestselling author and crafter, Dorothy Wood.

Ideal for both experienced makers as well as younger friendship bracelet makers, Dorothy shows you how to master hundreds of knotting and braiding techniques to create stunning jewelry and accessories.

Techniques cover kumihimo (braiding), plaiting, knotting (including macrame) and fusion, with techniques for adding beads, using different cords/wire and attaching findings.

Easy to follow step-by-step instruction and photography will help you to learn each of the different techniques.

Choose from a selection of project ideas to refine your new skills including jewelry, accessories and home decor to create beautiful gifts and home decorations.


Author Notes

Dorothy Wood is an expert beader, craft designer and author who has written over 20 craft books on a variety of subjects and is a regular contributor to numerous craft magazines. Her recent titles for David & Charles include the bestselling The Beader's Bible (2008), Crystal Jewellery Creations (2010) and The Bead Jewellery Bible (2011). In 2012 Dorothy became the first UK Ambassador for Swarovski Elements.