Braiding, Macrame, Straw Work

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UN16 * 200 Braids To Twist, Knot, Loop, Or Weave, Jacqui Carey
Detailed instructions, a multitute of fibers and techniques to create the finishing touch for clothing, jewelty, gifts and more. [UK title: BRAIDER'S BIBLE] (UN16) $28.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781596680180

SN54 * 75 Chinese, Celtic, & Ornamental Knots, Laura Williams and Elise Mann
Knots from around the world with the focus onf exquisite jewelry. (SN54) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780312675318

LA65 * The Art Of Hair Work, Hair Braiding and Jewelry Of Sentiment, Mark Campbell Read A Few Pages
Hair work and braiding at its height of sophistication is detailed in this republication of the 1875 edition. Much akin in technique to Kumi-Himo, these braids rely on openness and texture rather than color. Supplemented by material from Godey's Lady's Book from years 1850 - 1859. Should appeal to craft person, historian, jeweler and collector. (LA65) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 208
ISBN: 0916896315, 9780916896317

TX26 * The Art Of The Basket, Bryan Sentance
A worldwide survey revealing the universality of natural fibers for utility, decorative and wearable uses. (TX26) $45.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
ISBN: 0500510482, 9780500510483

Bamboo In Japan (KD92) $50.00 Order Item

TD43 Bead & Fiber Jewelry, Jane Olson-Phillips
Cords, knots and beads to create novel expressions of body adornment. (TD43) $18.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 127
ISBN: 9781600592317

AR73 * Beads & Braids, Jacqui Carey
Combining beads and Kumi Himo braids through 120 innovative samples with full instructions. (AR73) $50.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0952322528, 9780952322528

UQ11 * The Book Of Braids, Jacqui Carey
A conceoptual approach to Kumihimo structure fostering the kniowledge to create new designs as well as modifying desighs. Creating braids on a mauridai as well as on the slotted board. (UQ11) $50.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780952322597

DA71 * Book Of Country Crafts, Women's Institute Of Uk
Covers, in detail., Straw Work, Basketry, Nartural Dyeing, Spinning and Weaving (DA71) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 186
ISBN: 9780753722480

SQ11 * Braided Wire Jewelry, Loretta Henry
The simplicity of wire braiding through ornamental jewely projects. (SQ11) $13.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9780887408670

DY65 * Braiding & Knotting, Techniques & Projects, Constantine A. Bekash
Republication of 1939 manual covering decoratinve techniques for belts, lanyards, mats, hats, bags, etc. (DY65) $8.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 126
ISBN: 0486230597, 9780486230597

UC01 * Braids and Beyond, Jacqui Carey
A rich tour of braids from kumihimo to cardweaving. (UC01) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 56
ISBN: 0952322544, 9780952322542

LF68 * Braids: 250 Patterns From Japan, Peru & Beyond, Rodrick Owen
Step by step instructions for beautiful braids. Original, easy to understand diagrams clearly explain a wide variety of techniques using readily available and inexpensive materials. (LF68) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 159
ISBN: 1891656589, 9781891656583, 1893063089

UN97 * Celtic Knots For Beaded Jewelry, Suzen Millodot
Making the traditional three dimensional knots and combining with beads. (UN97) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 80

UO16 * Chinese Braid Embroidery, Jacui Carey
The traditional Chinese "chan xiu" embroidery through history, technique and braid making. (UO16) $45.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0952322560

SW93 * Chinese Knots For Beaded Jewellery, Suzen Millodot
Jewellery pieces utilizing a variety of ornamental knots. (SW93) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 80
ISBN: 0855329688, 9780855329686

EC01 * Chinese Knotting, Lydia Chen
The evolution of Chinese knotting with step by step instructions for 41 knotted creations with clear diagrams and photographs. (EC01) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 116
ISBN: 0804833990, 9575880145, 9780804833998, 9789575880149

EC06 * The Complete Bookof Chinese Knotting, Ludia Chen
The authorative resource summarizing and categorizing the four major techniques for tying knots and the nine modifying techniques. 56 new knots are introduced and how knots can be used creatively. (EC06) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780804836791

AT57 Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Arts, Robert T. Coffland
Through 20 of Japan's leading bamboo artists, a collection of traditional and contemporary styles as evolved through this 150 year art form. (AT57) $45.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 143
ISBN: 1878529676, 9781878529671

AR71 * Creative Kumihimo, Jacqui Carey
A new approach to the ancient art of braiding. Perfect for the beginner while at the same time inspiring to the experienced. Clearly written with a variety of diagrams and color photos. (AR71) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 100
ISBN: 0952322501, 9780952322504

FW80 * Decorative Knot Craft (FW80) $20.00 Order Item
ISBN: 9780715329221

SB79 * Decorative Knots For Jewelry and Accessories, Boutique-Sha
Over 70 decorative knots with step-by-step clear diagrams and the techniques for incorporating them into useful and practical projects. (SB79) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780811713924

AR91 * Decorative Straw Craft (hair Work), Barbara Fitch
Swiss straw technique of woven and twisted fiber to form flowers and leaves as suited for dimensional embroidery and is the same technique used to make the mysterious Victorian memorial hair wreaths. (AR91) $18.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 96
ISBN: 085532824X, 9780855328245

MT63 * Comprehensive Treatise Of Braids, Vol. Iv: Disk and Plate Braids, Makiko Tada
A full exploration of braids in creative forms for ornament and jewelry made of the Kumihimo plates, specifically TM28 (round board) and TM27 (square board) . Japanese and English text. (MT63) $58.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 90
ISBN: 9784925252164

FW94 Elegant Knotted Jewelry, Becky Meverden
Unusual knotting techniques using the traditional craft of Korea (Maedeup) . (FW94) $23.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780896898189

CJ31 * Finger Weaving Untangled, Carol James
Much akin to cardweaving in appearance the fascinating art of fingerweaving demystified through clear diagrams, photos and explanations based on analysis of historical artifacts. (CJ31) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9780978469504

EC04 * Fun With Chinese Knotting, Lydia Chen
With the focus on fashion accessories including hair ornaments, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, brooces, belts etc. with a variety of materials and beads 135 knot formations are illustrated with detailed instructions. (EC04) $27.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0804836787

LH06 * Great Scot! A Beginner's Guide To Ply Split Braids..,linda Hendrickson
4-ply decorative cords, shaped braids and star ornaments workied in a most unusual technique form India tribsmaen. (LH06) $9.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 28

UO73 * Japanese Braiding, The Art Of Kumihimo, Jacqui Carey
Spiral bound edition of "Beginner's Guide to Braiding" (UO73) $22.00 Order Item
ISBN: 9781844484263

BS47 * Knots, Peter Owen
More tan 50 of the most useful knots in clear step-by-step illustrations. (BS47) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 80
ISBN: 9781845732127

RI48 * Kumihimo Wire Jewelry, Giovanna Imperia
A fresh approach to the traditional braiding technique of Japan. Working with the traditional tools as well as the popular round and square boards, together with plain and coated wire, a wide range of possibilities is presented through 20 projects. Basic techniques are covered. (RI48) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9780823085514

LH24 * Kumihimo, The Essence Of Japanese Braiding, Makiko Tada Read A Few Pges
An English translation of the 1980 Japanese language edition, detailing over 50 braids, and the techniques for working on the Marudai, Kakudai and the Ayatakedai. (LH24) $24.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 134
ISBN: 189165652X, 9781891656521

LA16 * Kumihimo, Techniques Of Japanese Plaiting, Jules and Kaethe Kliot Read A Few Pages
This traditional Japanese braid has developed into the highest order of braid technique and complexity. This book contains detailed illustrations and instructions on technique, tools, materials. It is designed as a guide to understanding the several Japanese pattern texts currently available. (LA16) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 20
ISBN: 0916896110, 9780916896119

LE60 * Lucet Braiding: Variations On A Renaissance Cord, Elaine Fuller
Explorations beyond the common square cord using multiple threads, beads, gimp and ribbon, making spiral, flat and picot cords for trims, embroidery and costume accessories. Fully illustrated. (LE60) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Spiral
Pages: 32
ISBN: 1891656066, 9781891656064

Macrame Forms and Figures (E1819) $8.00 Order Item

EN17 * Macrame In Toscana, Cristina Notore
Designs reflecting the rich traditions and complexity of this hand manipulated thread technique. Italian and English text. (EN17) $35.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 80
ISBN: 9788889262375

SN69 * Macrame Pattern Book, Marchen Ar T Studio
From the basics to developing repea patterns to planning and execution specific projetcs, all is covered by photos, diagrams and charts. Translated from Japanese. (SN69) $23.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781250034014

LE49 * Macrame, Sources Of Fine Knotting, Edited By Jules & Kaethe Kliot Read A Few Pges
The art of fine knotting by multi-thread techniques to create the richest form of openwork and fringes as explored through turn-of-the-century sources. Includes the Priscilla Macrame book. (LE49) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 112
ISBN: 0916896978, 9780916896973

Macrame: The Art Of Creative Knotting (1967) (E1820) $35.00 Order Item

AR98 * The Manual Of Braiding, Noemi Speiser
A fascinating monograph inclusive of most interlacing techniques from around the world including Ply Splitting, Sprang, Kumi Himo, flat and tubular braids, Warp twining and track plans using the May poly to illustrate complex braids. (comb) (AR98) $45.00 Order Item
Binding: Comb
Pages: 163

MT01 * Comprehensive Treatise Of Braids I: Maru-Dai ,makiko Tada
Descriptions and instructions for 120 braids by color photo, diagram and instructions with historical background. (MT01) $94.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 168

AD05 * More Necklaces Braided On The Kmuihimo Disk, Karen Desousa
The basics and exciting projects with and without beads using the kumihmo disks. (AD05) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 35

AD02 * Necklaces Braided On The Kumihimo Disk, Karen Desousa
Oriented to specific projects, a variety of projects clearly detailed using beads, decorative cords and imagination with instructions for using the Japanese braiding boards. (AD02) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 33

AR93 * Old English Pattern Books For Loop Braiding, Noemi Speiser
A penetrating insight into braid structures in terms of classifictaion and organization, comparing manuscripts from the 15th and 17th c.. (comb) (AR93) $60.00 Order Item
Binding: Comb
Pages: 133

UO53 * Ornamental Knots..Beaded Jewellery (UO53) $20.00 Order Item
ISBN: 9781844482481

UN78 Round The Beading Twist (UN78) $20.00 Order Item
ISBN: 0952322552, 9780952322559

AR81 * Sling Braiding Of The Andes, Adele Cahlander
An in depth, comprehensive study of Sling Braids, their history, use and traditons, composition and style. Includes numerous photos, some in color as well as instructions on technique. (AR81) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 96
ISBN: 0937452033, 9780937452035

CJ32 * Sprang Unsprung, Carol James
This basic finger weaving technique using fixed end warp threads with its many variations described in this well illustrated guide with examples of historic works. (CJ32) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound

MT05 * Taka-Dai Braids 1: Comprehensive Treatise Of Braids Iii. Makiko Tada
Exploration of the flat braid with patterns. English text. (MT05) $80.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 149

MT06 * Taka-Dai Braids 2: Comprehensive Treatise Of Braids Iv. Makiko Tada
Further explorations of the flat braid with patterns and dimensional possibilities. English text. (MT06) $80.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 155

MT07 * Taka-Dai Braids 3: Comprehensive Treatise Of Braids V. Makiko Tada
Further explorations of the flat braid with patterns and dimensional possibilities. English text. (MT07) $80.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 148
ISBN: 4925252151, 9784925252157

UN60 * Techniques Of Ply-Split Braiding, Peter Collingwood
indigenous to India, these hand manipulated braids are created by intertwining tightly twisted cords between the plys of adjacent cords to produce a structually integrated fabric suited for (camel) belts, bags, containers as well as 3-dimensional sculptural forms. (UN60) $60.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 120
ISBN: 1857251334, 9781857251333

NQ29 * The Ultimate Book Of Decorative Knots, Lindsey Philpott
The fascination of knots as an art form, a folk craft, a skill, and a spiritual embodment. (NQ29) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 627
ISBN: 9781602392427

Danish Text

Knyt Med Halvstik (macrame) (E1926) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch

French Text

LI73 Le Macrame, Dmc
A reproduction of early 20th c. DMC manual. (LI73) $27.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 46
ISBN: 9782350321004

Italian Text

CH80 * Macrame Tanti Progetti, Anna Meloni
Macrame designs for fringes, ornamenmt and jewelry. (CH80) $37.00 Order Item
ISBN: 9788880398103

CH89 * Macrame Trendy, D. Ciotti
Lessons and refresing new ideas in ornamental Macrame . (CH89) $36.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9788865202852

Japanese Text

MT02 * Comprehensive Treatise Of Braids Ii: Andean Sling Braids, Makiko Tada
Descriptions and instructions for braids by color photo, diagram and instructions with historical background. Uses braiding board. (MT02) $94.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 168

JF45 Braiding and Knotting, Etsuko Matsushita
Jewelry, bands and accessories by plaiting and braiding including kumi himo and Oriental knotting techniques. Japanese text. (JF45) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 104
ISBN: 4837705960, 9784837705963

JA80 Promise Ring (braiding Technique), Ondori Publication
Learn how to make beautiful braided promise rings and bracelets. Excellent color diagrams and photos give easy to follow instructions for a wide selection of braids incluing textures, patterns and the addition of beads (different from patterns of JA83) . Japanese text. (JA80) $15.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 33
ISBN: 4277471110, 9784277471114

JG69 * Braiding Techniques [6356], Japan
Plaiting, knotting, weaving, finger looping, crochet and kumihimo explored in the creation of simple bands. (JG69) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 44
ISBN: 4834763560

JG21 Decorative Knots [6274]
Numerous small projects with clear step-by-step photo instructions for cord manipulation Japanese text (JG21) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 57
ISBN: 4834762742, 9784834762747

JJ44 Finger Knotted Bands [9063]
Japanese "misanga" or decorative knotted bands in macrame style. (JJ44) $7.50 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9784277490634

JJ43 Finger Knotted Bands 150 [3128]
Japanese "misanga" or decorative knotted bands in macrame style. (JJ43) $16.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 60
ISBN: 9784277431286

JG80 * Flat Braids, Japanese
A wide variety of techniques and designs in making narrow flat braids. (JG80) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 80
ISBN: 4834722589, 9784834722581

JF51 * Hanamusubi
Decorative flower knots clearly illustrated and suggestions for use. (JF51) $35.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 88
ISBN: 4473015769, 9784473015761

JG68 Hemp Accessory [4088]
Macrame decorative cords incorporating beads and colorful threads as suited for bracelets and chokers for both pets and pet owners. (JG68) $28.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 68
ISBN: 452904002X

* Hemp Rope Knots, Ondori
Fun things with rope from buttons and bead to dolls. (JI22) $14.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 48
ISBN: 4277430872, 9784277430876

JG77 * Himo Musubi Decorative Knotting [ 4104]
Ornamental knots by diagram and step-by-step photos with emphasis on jewelry. Includes knotting cord. (JG77) $29.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 66
ISBN: 4529040356, 9784529040358

JL38 I Love Quilling, Takako Naito
Quilling now reinvented in this new inspiring book from Japan in the same way they rediscovered felting. Three-dimensional figures, and of course vegetablew, fruits and cakes. (JL38) $46.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 78
ISBN: 9784817081773

JG58 * Knotted Accessories [ Himo Musubi]
The art of knotting as the basis for a variety or ornmental, decorative and wearable projects. (JG58) $26.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 82
ISBN: 4529038491, 9784529038492

JK66 Leather Braiding [2953]
Decorative braids for ornament and body wear. (JK66) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 72
ISBN: 9784834729535

JG88 Rattan Craft, Yoshiko Jin
Novel plaiting techniques for decorative balls, baskets and decorative items using cords, reeds or other materials. Japanese text. (JG88) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 80
ISBN: 427745108X, 9784277451086

JA58 * Hanamusubi: Traditional Japanese Flower-Knots. Toshiko Tanaka
Beautifully illustrated instructions for a wide variety of decorative knots. (JA58) $34.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 86
ISBN: 4763620800, 9784763620804

Spanish Text

AM51 * Bisuteria, Bolsos Y Decoracion Inspirados En Disenos Clasicos Con Macrame, Anna Meloni
Technique and treaditional projects in fine macrame. (AM51) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 47
ISBN: 9788496777972

AM54 * Cuirso De Macrame #252, Realce
Basic marcame technique. (AM54) $12.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 23

AM52 * Elegantes Nudos De Macrame, Anna Meloni
Technique and fine projects in macrame. (AM52) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 47
ISBN: 9788496777859

AM53 * Macrame, Donatella Ciotti
Contemporary macrame techniques through jewelry and decortive projects by step-by-step photos. (AM53) $45.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 95
ISBN: 9788496365773

EM71 * Macrame 1, Mym
Exquisite patterns for fringes with photo and graphic diagrams. (EM71) $18.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 32

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