Thursday 27 February 2014

Twist, Turn & Tie; 50 Japanese Braids ~ Book Review

Twist, Turn & Tie; 50 #Japanese #Braids ~ #Book #Review

Twist, Turn & Tie; 50 Japanese Braids
by Beth Kemp
ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782210184
Publisher: Search Press
Publication: 04 February 2014
RRP Price: £12.99

This is a beautiful beginner's guide to making
braids & beutiful cord jewellery.
The book includes a kumihimo disc
so you'll have what you need to get started.


If you have been thinking about starting to learn Kumihimo
then this book is a fantastic start.
Everything is explained for you and you are taken
step-by-step through each project.


Each project details what you'll need,
what skill level the project is graded.
It also shows you which part of the Kumihimo disc
you will be using
There are plenty of tips throughout the book
to make things easier for you.


The book covers so much information in the starting chapter.
You learn all about the braid to beads & findings.
All the information sets you on your way
and helps you to understand everything at ease.


The book talks you through estimating the quantity of braids and beads
that you'll need for projects.
It also gives you helpful information about designing your own braids.


Not only that the book gives you loads of ideas
for different things you can make with braids.
You can everything from belts to bowls.


The books contains fantastically clear pictures
to help you with the instructions.
I prefer following pictures and found them really easy to understand.


All of the basic techniques are covered including
how to start and finish projects.


Each of the projects takes you through a journey learning 
new braiding techniques.
As your confidence builds you move onto the next project
and the next technique.


There are many amazing effects and beautiful styles of jewellery.
There are so many I would love to make.

The mix of projects is fantastic and have a shop bought look to them.
They are just so classy and perfect.


I astonouded by the different looks from similar techniques.
I love the fact that you recevie the Kumihimo Disc with the book.
It means that all you need to order is the thread and beads.


 I just can't decide which is my favorite.
Which do you think is yours?
If you want to learn Kumihimo then this is a fantastic place to start.
You'll be designing your own in no time.

I received a copy of the book to review. 
However all opinions expressed are my own.
Affiliate links are included on the post.
No monies were received in return for this review. 


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