Kanzashi in Bloom: 20 Simple Fold & Sew Projects to Wear or Give
Note: This book has been marked down to half price because it bears some minor water damage. We have checked it and all the patterns are still usable.
Create your own Kanzashi Flowers
Kanzashi Tsumami is the Japanese art of folding delicate squares of silk into dimensional flower petals.
"Diane Gilleland showcases the Japanese art of Kanzashi with craft projects that have an updated, modern style. You’ll find lots of creative ways to use up your scrap fabrics to make quick gifts for family, friends, or yourself!" —Natalie Zee Drieu, Senior Editor, CRAFT magazine
In this book you'll find instructions for four simple Kanzashi components, and discover how these elements can be mixed and matched to create 20 unique projects, including jewellery, fashion embellishments, ornaments and home decor items.
"Diane Gilleland’s charming flower embellishments instantly bring the simplest accessory, garment, or decoration to life. Best of all, her beautifully photographed how-tos and helpful tips encourage us to add our own spin to these inspiring projects, for a lovely and very personal result." —Susan Beal, author of Bead Simple and Button It Up
About the Author
Diane Gilleland is the blogger and podcaster behind CraftyPod and DIY Alert, a powerful resource for crafting. Diane has studied crafts extensively with formal training in garment and handsewing, jewellerymaking and embroidery - and teaches live craft classes in her local Portland area.
"Kanzashi in Bloom is a must-have book that does a fantastic job of demystifying this ancient Japanese art form for the modern-day crafter. The colorful projects will have you wondering what you can adorn with flowers next!" —Jenny Ryan, Contributing Writer, CRAFT magazine
Published by Potter Craft on 21 July 2009
Paperback, 144 pages, English
Dimensions 8.5" x .39" x 10"
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