Braids Not to Wear Contest

– A Competition and Virtual Exhibit Winners Announced AKS is excited to announce the first AKS Annual Juried Exhibit featuring contemporary non-jewelry artworks The exhibit showcases artwork created using braiding techniques in all media Sculptural Artwork Guidelines: Not to exceed 10 inches (25 cm) in any direction. The artwork, including mounting, framing, or display devices,...

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How To Keep Your Bobbins (Tama) Smooth…

by Shirley Berlin Bobbins should be as “smooth as a baby’s bottom”. If you ever want to work with fine strands of silk, 80 or so to the bobbin, you will need bobbins without snags or flaws. Diehard braiders want bobbins to be silky smooth! Occasionally you may need to smooth out your bobbins, or […]

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