Wagashi

Wagashi

Handcrafted Fashion Art From Japan

Paperback - 2007
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Patterns for 20 handcrafted projects, each an exquisite accessory and a tiny work of art, are provided in this step-by-step guide. The centerpiece of the handbook is a range of stunning fabric jewelry--necklaces, bracelets, and earrings--crafted from silks or cottons complemented by a colorful decorative cord that is woven or knotted into unique designs, called kumihimo . Instructions are provided for several unusual craft techniques including Japanese knotwork, Delica beading, and fabric origami, each with color drawings and step-by-step directions. Projects are accompanied by color photographs evocative of contemporary Japanese style, and every chapter opens with a wonderful original watercolor by the author, as well as text providing reflections on Japanese life and art.
Publisher: Elmhurst, Ill. : Breckling Press, c2007.
ISBN: 9781933308142
1933308141
Characteristics: vii, 151 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color) ;,22 cm.

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