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200 Braids

200 Braids to Twist, Knot, Loop or Weave
by Jacqui Carey

Hardcover, Spiral bound $27.95
ISBN 10: 1596680180
ISBN 13: 9781596680180
Interweave Press, 2007.
Size: 7.8 x 6.6 x 1 inches 256 pages.

The possibilities are endless! Choose from hundreds of sumptuos braided designs to complete any project - from clothing, furnishings, greeting cards, jewelry, totes, gift wrap, floral arrangements, and more!

Braids are arranged by structure, from twisted and knotted pieces to more elaborate looped and woven examples. Each braid features a beautiful close-up photograph, materials list, step-by-step instructions, and clear easy-to-follow color illustrations. Techniques are explored in-depth and are followed by tips on starting and finishing braids.

No previous experience is necessary! Custom design your own braids and trimmings for that extra special touch - the range of possibilities is endless!

Jacqui Carey is an internationally reknowned teacher and lecturer who specializes in braid making, concentrating on the interaction of structure, color and patterns. Her work is sold through galleries and exhibitions. She has written several books on the subject of braid making, including The Beginner's Guide to Braiding. She lives in England.


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