(as of Jun 14,2021 00:29:02 UTC – Particulars)
Study to make the ornamental braids used within the sling-making traditions of Peru and Bolivia; this detailed information, together with 400+ step-by-step images plus a whole lot of diagrams, teaches the approach and over 100 designs for weavers, craftspeople, jewellery designers, basket weavers, and others serious about utilizing braids for embellishment. In-depth directions are given, together with clear diagrams; really helpful braiding yarns for slings and kumihimo; detailed set-up directions; and many desirable modern functions. This e book introduces a brand new piece of kit, the core body, and provides directions for making it from wooden and dowels. When the core body is used with a braiding stand and bobbins, all kinds of core-carrying braids turn into accessible to kumihimo braiders. Many of the braids, from 4 to 40 strands, could be made on the included 32-slot braiding card designed particularly for Andean braiding, and 50 patterns could be made on the stand with no body.