Handmade at Home: Crocheted and Stitched Jewelry - 25 Step-by-step Projects
by Emi Iwakiri
25 alluring and stylish ideas for making your own designer necklaces and chokers, bracelets and bangles, brooches and pins. Crocheted and Stitched ... Show synopsis 25 alluring and stylish ideas for making your own designer necklaces and chokers, bracelets and bangles, brooches and pins. Crocheted and Stitched Jewelry is packed with alluring and stylish ideas from Japanese textile artist, Emi Iwakiri, for making your own designer necklaces and bracelets, corsages and hair accessories, scarves and belts. Using traditional Japanese crochet techniques, these adorable designs include ribbons, beads, bows and even scraps from your sewing box. There are stunning ideas here to suit every occasion, from a classic cream silk pearl necklace - the perfect accessory for that little black dress - to a vintage-style floral belt made from old cashmere sweaters. Try making a luxurious beaded collar to add a touch of glamour to any outfit, an elegant linen flower to wear in your hair or as a corsage, or a fun, multi-coloured pompom bracelet for a modern, striking look. All the projects are guaranteed to bring an element of Eastern style to your wardrobe. Whether you want to create original jewelry for yourself or to give as presents, you are sure to love Emi's gorgeous Japanese designs. And once you have mastered her simple basic techniques, you will be able to create your own bespoke pieces in no time.