It is perhaps inevitable that mistakes creep in to beading books as there are so …Read More
If you’d like to try something different with Kumihimo why not try out this fabulous brooch featured on the front cover of Bead magazine this month? These gorgeous Solaris crystals are a new shape of Fancy Stone from Swarovski Elements. This is one of the projects from my book, The Knotting and Braiding Bible to be published at the end of June.
On my way to London for the Swarovski Elements Launch tomorrow till Thursday. Looking forward to demonstrating my four pieces of jewellery including this wrapped rope necklace. It’s got a kumihimo rope, some handmade ropes made from rattail and a sturdy nylon rope bought at www.bead-workshop.co.uk. Evelyn – here’s what you can do with that black rope!
Featured in the March issue of Make & Sell Jewellery magazine – Rose Gold square fancy stones and dark moss green crystals work really well with this natural leather. The amazing metallic green beads are actually Jet ABFC.
Trying out various arrangements for the Snake Necklace.
I spent the last 6 months working on a new book, The Knotting and Braiding Bible, which will be out next year. One of the techniques is Kumihimo and I was inspired to create this piece for the 2014 Autumn/ Winter Launch of Swarovski Elements. Like all designs it take a bit of trial and error to get the design right!