3 Textural Braids Ⅱ – Octo Plate

Instructor: Masumi Tada Saturday, March 20th, 20217:00pm – 8:30pm Eastern Time Class Description: At the AKS October Virtual Gathering, Masumi Tada taught several innovative flat braids on the “new” Octo Plate. Now, Masumi is back with more! She has two new braids for the Octo Plate that are both Sasanami variations. The new braids with […]

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3 Open Windows Braid

Instructor: Makiko Tada Sunday, March 21st, 20217:00pm – 8:30pm Eastern Time Class Description: This pattern creates a braid with round and flat areas. Makiko will introduce an innovative technique that creates openings to reveal an inside braid of a different color. Makiko says “I was so happy when I discovered how to make this and it is […]

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2 Desert Sunset Necklace

Instructor: Adrienne Gaskell Saturday, March 20th, 20214:30pm – 6:30pm Eastern Time Class Description: In addition to making a unique tassel necklace this class offers students an opportunity to learn techniques that can be used in future projects:  Adding different numbers of beads into a braid, two beads on some cords and single beads on other […]

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1 Simple “V” Necklace with Pearl

Instructor: Yin Guang Sunday, March 21st, 20212:30pm – 4:00pm Eastern Time Class Description: Yin Guang was inspired by Election Day 2020 to make this elegant Simple V necklace. It is a 12-strand Zig Zag Anda Gumi braid as described by Makiko Tada in her Comprehensive Treatise of Braids VI. The necklace is made using satin […]

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2 Color Blocking on the Baby Takadai

Instructor: Giovanna Imperia Sunday, March 21st, 20214:30pm – 6:30pm Eastern Time Class Description: Baby Takadai braids are all diagonal structures — where bundles are moved from one side of the stand to the opposite side of the stand.  When using multiple colors, this creates diagonal stripes.  However, it is possible to create single color vertical […]

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1 Lucky Fish Necklace

Instructor: Yin Guang Saturday, March 20th, 20212:30pm – 4:00pm Eastern Time Class Description: For the Lucky Fish Necklace, students will use satin cord, S-Lon cord and beads to create a lovely braided necklace with a fish focal center.  A pearl will be placed on the center of the necklace to bring joy to life!   Students […]

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