Leather Braiding has stood for more than forty years as the definitive book in its field. Grant's clearly written guide to the art of leather braiding contains detailed illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and a wealth of incidental, fascinating information. It makes accessible, to even the novice, serviceable and recreational uses of leather, from the simple but clever braided button to the elaborate results of thong appliqué. The book includes a historical perspective of leather and its function in society, a chapter on leather braiding tools, and a glossary of terms.
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alongside the standing Applique arrange the thongs arrow-line in Fig belt beneath bight of thong bottom braid is shown Braid of Six Braid—Pl Bring the thong Bring thong Carrick Bend Conquistador Continue core crown knot diagram pattern end passes extreme left extreme right extreme right-hand thong fid in Fig finished braid flat braid flesh side follow four thongs illustrated in Fig inch thongs inclined interlocking path Keep the braid knot is complete knot is shown Knot of Three lash leather braiding loop metal outer Pass the thong Pass thong pieces of leather pull punch quirt rawhide rear to front right over thong Ring Knot seven-part shown in Fig six thongs slit smooth side snug Spanish Edge Lacing spiral stairstep standing end step strap take thong thong D thongs as shown thongs Fig Thongs—Pl three thongs Three-Bight Turk's tighten Two-THONG width woven knots