By Jacqui Carey The variety of possibilities with kumihimo are endless just using color and thread, and here the author of Creative Kumihimo covers beading before, after, and during braiding, plus gives a variety of ends and joins. After a basic overview of some of the standard braid moves, she introduces a series of bead embellishment techniques, each with a full page color gallery of examples. She sews on beads, she braids with strands of beads, she drops beads down into the braid, she braids off pendants, etc., and she has some beaded braid endings that will delight even old braiders with their elegance. 120 examples, with full working instructions, are given, illustrated with diagrams and photographs.
Softcover, 192 pages