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Braids: 250 Patterns from Japan, Peru & Beyond

Owen, Rodrick

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ISBN 10: 1883010063 / ISBN 13: 9781883010065
Published by Interweave Press, Loveland, Co., 1995
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Copy has rubbing on the tips of corners and edges of spine, blind stamp on fep, dj has rubbing with small nicks on the tips of corners and edges of spine, 1" closed tear with crease on the lower back near spine. Beautiful and scarce volume with 250 patterns from Japan, Peru & Beyond., with history. The book looks at two families of braids: Peruvian braids, traditionally used as slings for hunting or in war, and Japanese braids, known as Kumihimo, and shows more than 50 different braid designs incorporating over 250 different patterns. Drawings, beautifully photographed color examples and the author's unique system of diagrams give you all the information you need to explore endless variations of color and texture. Tips on finishing and embellishing the braids, uses in jewellery, fashion or decorating in the home. Quality craft. 159pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 001978

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Title: Braids: 250 Patterns from Japan, Peru & ...

Publisher: Interweave Press, Loveland, Co.

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: 1st. American Edition - 2nd Printing

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Step-by-step instructions clearly explain the techniques for creating beautiful braids. More than 50 projects incorporating 250 patterns are included.

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