Making Ribbon Leis 2 - May Masaki & Coryn Tanaka

Making Ribbon Leis 2

By May Masaki & Coryn Tanaka

  • Release Date: 2003-09-01
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Size: 1.48 MB

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Making Ribbon Leis 2 More Handmade Gifts of Aloha is the second book by local lei designers Coryn Tanaka and May Masaki. Written for both beginning and experienced ribbon lei makers, the book includes an introductory section with step-by-step instructions for selecting materials and equipment for sewing leis using three basic techniques. Instructions for making 20 individual leis include close-up photographs showing the intricate patterns and combinations of colors that create permanent island blossoms. The lei designs include lokelani, cigar flower, Hawaiian pansy, ‘Ākulikuli, crownflower, carnation, dendrobium, ‘Ōhai ali‘i and many others. Additional features include a lay-flat binding, a marking grid and instructions for sewing a bow that can be used on leis, gift packages or hair ornaments.