Beautiful Hand-Stitched Jewellery is packed with alluring and stylish ideas from Japanese textile artist, Emi Iwakiri, for making your own designer necklaces and chokers, bracelets and bangles, brooches and pins. Using traditional Japanese crochet techniques, these adorable designs use fabrics, ribbons, beads, bows and even the scraps in your sewing box. There are stunning ideas and designs here to suit every occasion, from a classic cream silk and pearl necklace — the perfect accessory to the little black dress — to a vintage-style floral belt made from old cashmere sweaters. Follow the step-by-step instructions to create the perfect finishing touch to a favourite outfit or charming gifts to give to friends. With designs tried and tested in Tokyo's fashionable Shibuya district, these unique pieces incorporating hand-stitched flowers, sparkling beads and embellished buttons are guaranteed to be a hit for any dedicated follower of fashion. Whether you want to create original jewellery for yourself or to give as presents to friends and family, you are sure to love Emi's stylish Japanese designs. And when you have mastered her simple basic techniques, you will be able to create your own bespoke pieces.