Equipment and Supplies: Equipment: Marudai and 16 tama 50% counterweight Supplies: 2 ropes each of 2 colors of Japanese pre-cut silk or artificial [...]
Equipment and Supplies: Equipment: Baby Takadai 35-36 weighted EZ bobs, EZ bobs weight: 35-50 gr Or Regular Takadai 36-40 tama, tama weight: 70gr [...]
Seeking Instructors. Dates of 2022 Virtual Gatherings April 2-3 (proposal due to AKS: 12/2/21) June 25-26 [...]
Link To Virtual Gathering August 2021 The link above will provide access to videos and other content related to the August Virtual Gathering. [...]
Learn about bobbins and appropriate weights in this discussion led by Giovanna Imperia.
Giovanna Imperia uses her "butterfly technique" to determine how many strands of fiber should be in each bundle for braiding. [...]
This video by Giovanna Imperia ensures that Baby Takadai users know how to safely remove the warp from the warping pegs.
Giovanna Imperia walks through the process of attaching your warp or bundle of fibers to the Baby Takadai in preparation for braiding.
This video by Giovanna Imperia contains the explanation of how to attach the bobbins to the fiber bundles on the Baby Takadai
Now that the wound bundles are on the Baby Takadai Giovanna Imperia explains the proper length for each bundle.