A Beginners Guide to Kumihimo by Donna McKean Smith
Beginners Guide To Kumihimo by Riverside Beads is written by the Riverside Beads’ owner, Donna McKean Smith. The book features 12 inspiring projects to be created on a round disk. This colourful, informative text describes the origins of Japanese braiding techniques and how to create them using a round disk. It shows you how to start and finish multiple projects including a button and loop fastening and a stunning lariat necklace.
This book is perfect for anyone wishing to learn this fascinating art. It will help you progress to different patterns. This popular jewellery making technique is portable. Just pop the disk in your bag and create jewellery on the go!
The 12 projects in the book are below:-
- Bracelet 8 Braid
- Eight Braid Bracelet – Beaded
- Inside Out Bracelet with Button and Loop fastening
- Infinity Knot Necklace featuring a beaded blend
- 4 Colour Beaded Stripe
- Beaded Flower Bracelet
- Beaded Popper Charm
- Crystal Necklace
- Eight Braid Beaded Cuff featuring bead woven centre
- Seven Strand Braided Bracelet
- 8 Braid Square Cord Bracelet
- 12 Braid Cord Bracelet
The projects also have some pattern and colour variations within their designs. This jewellery making book is full of ideas to develop your braiding as you begin or continue your creative journey.