Kanzashi in Bloom

20 Simple Fold-and-Sew Projects to Wear and Give
Product Number: EB00161773
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780770434274
Publisher: Potter Craft
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Description

Kanzashi tsumami is the Japanese art of folding delicate squares of silk into three-dimensional flower petals. In the United States, the online craft culture has sprouted a renewed interest in making Kanzashi with American crafters devising simplified ways to create these gorgeous fabric flowers and incorporating more user-friendly materials like cotton and synthetic fabrics along with the traditional silks. Kanzashi in Bloom takes the American interpretation of Kanzashi a step further, presenting modern, more easily executed flower designs as elements in a variety of fun, fashionable, hip craft projects. Kanzashi in Bloom offers advice on materials, three petal-folding styles, and techniques for assembling a Kanzashi flower. You'll also find instructions for 20 projects to wear and give as gifts, including: - Tiny blossom earrings - Flowers-in-your-hair clips - The happiest belt buckle ever - Elegant floral gift topper

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Author(s): Diane Gilleland
Original Publish Date: Jun 20, 2012

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