Beautiful Braiding Made Easy: Using Kumihimo Disks and Plates

Beautiful Braiding Made Easy: Using Kumihimo Disks and Plates

by Helen Deighan


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An easy to follow guide to producing beautiful Japanese braids using Kumihimo disks and plates; templates for which are printed on the cover flap ready to be cut out and used. There is advice on the yarns or threads to use, arranging the threads on the disk or plate, producing many different types of braid, braiding with beads, finishing off and using the braids to make bracelets, necklaces, bag handles and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782211303
Publisher: Search Press
Publication date: 03/17/2015
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,212,006
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

As a professional textile artist, Helen Deighan has been making quilts since 1984. Initially working from existing patterns, she soon started developing her own designs. And, when she couldn't find the right colour or shade to fit - she dyed her own. Over the past ten years she has created many exciting dyeing effects using everyday household objects - from cat litter trays and drain pipes to her now famous plastic freezer bags! Helen's latest passion is designing and making textile coil pots.

Table of Contents

An introduction
Using the Kumihimo disk
More ideas for using the Kumihimo disk
Using the Kumihimo plate
More ideas for using the Kumihimo plate
Braiding with beads

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