Twist, turn & tie : 50 Japanese kumihimo braids

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Hauppauge, New York : Barron's, [2014?].


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Central - Adult Nonfiction746.14 KEMPChecked OutAugust 12, 2024


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Hauppauge, New York : Barron's, [2014?].
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128 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + braiding disc


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"A beginner's guide to making braids for beautiful cord jewelry, complete with kumihimo disk to get you started"--Cover.
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Includes index.
The traditional Japanese art of cord braiding--known as kumihimo-- has been around for centuries. The technique, which uses a loom and several strands of silk thread, was once used to create the strong, slender cords that reinforced samurai warrior armor. Today, it is primarily used to make beautiful, color-drenched cords for jewelry and other decorative items. In Twist, Turn, & Tie 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids, readers will get everything they need to get started in this ancient craft, including a mini braiding loom! They'll also find: •An overview of tools and materials from looms to bobbins to glues to beads •Step-by-step instructions for basic loom braiding, handling threads, beads, and more •50 gorgeous projects from simple beginner braids to complex beaded cords •400 full-color photographs for inspirations and instruction With details on kumihimo terminology, starting and finishing braids, and calculating thread and bead counts, this book is an ideal guide for new braiders.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kemp, B. (2014). Twist, turn & tie: 50 Japanese kumihimo braids . Barron's.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kemp, Beth. 2014. Twist, Turn & Tie: 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids. Barron's.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kemp, Beth. Twist, Turn & Tie: 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids Barron's, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kemp, Beth. Twist, Turn & Tie: 50 Japanese Kumihimo Braids Barron's, 2014.

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