- Available in: Paperback
This book contains 24 beaded kumihimo braiding projects you can make using a variety of jewelry supplies. Authored by beading expert, Rebecca Ann Combs, the simple book is not only easy to read, but contains a cardboard kumihimo disk as a free gift.
You’ll learn everything there is to know about making kumihimo with beads–from understanding the basics to how to make kumihimo jewelry with specialty beads and designer patterns.
You’ll get instructions for making custom colored braids, beaded ropes, bangle bracelets, pendant necklaces, key chains, and how to make your own weighted bobbins.
Use the Practice Cardboard Kumihimo Disk
If you’re unsure you want to learn how to braid kumihimo, then use the practice disk to work a beginner project with or without beads. Once you get comfortable with manipulating the cords, you can then progress to a regular foam disk and plastic bobbins.
There’s Something for Experienced Kumihimo Beaders As Well
If you’ve made a few beaded kumihimo projects and would like to try something new, consider purchasing this book for the advanced projects that build from the basics to more complicated techniques. You’ll learn how to work with long magatama beads, teardrops and fire-polished glass beads as well as how and when to use a pendant and bail.
Get new information and quick tips on how to enhance your beaded braiding projects. Learn kumihimo math and experiment with unusual fibers for cords.