All projects benefit from that perfect finishing touch. Create a personalized braided trim to complete any project – from clothing, furnishings, greeting cards, jewelry, totes, gift wrap, floral arrangements, and more – no previous experience necessary! Choose from hundreds of sumptuous braided designs arranged by structure, from twisted and knotted pieces to more elaborate looped and woven examples, even those that incorporate beads. Each braid features a beautiful close-up photograph, materials list, step-by-step instructions and clear easy-to-follow color illustrations to guide the reader along. Each technique used in the book is explored in-depth, followed by tips on starting and finishing braids, and advice for incorporating braids into other textile projects. Contains 443 photographs, 30 illustrations. Hardbound.