June 2020

Dear Friends of AKS, In spite of the COVID Lockdown, it is an exciting time for AKS. First, and foremost, we hope you are doing well and staying safe! And we hope you are braiding up a storm. Makiko’s revised Marudai “Bible” is available, Rebecca Combs has a new book released this week, and the […]

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May 2020

From the Editor Greetings All, I hope you are safe and doing well.  In this email, we feature: Registration for Carolyn Haushalter’s new eStudy Group based on Catherine Martin’s book, An article by Shirley Berlin on how to “keep your bobbins as smooth as a baby’s bottom,” A pattern for a 4th of July American […]

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2018 June Newsletter

  • New Website launched
  • Member Spotlight | Beth Hardy
  • AKS Gathering 2018
  • First eStudy Group Announced
  • Strong showing at Bead & Button Show
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Swede Bracelet

2018 May Newsletter

  • Sami-Inspired Bracelets by Katherine Buenger
  • Compound brids with Giovanna Imperia
  • Facet names Kumihimo with Beads top technique
  • Volunteers needed at Bead and Button AKS booth
  • AKS Facebook page
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2017 December Newsletter

  • An expanded online learning center featuring On Demand and Instructor-led classes
  • Member Spotlight – Meet Carolyn Haushalter
  • AKS Regional Workshop with Rosalie Neilson
  • Tips for photographing jewelry
  • Fun Stuff | Hira Kara 16 Snake Braid
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Laramie technique with Shirley Berlin

2017 July Newsletter

  • Shirley Berlin’s Class
  • Create your own lanyard for the AKS Gathering
  • Braider’s Dozen Class: From Disc to ‘Dai’
  • Kumi Tip: Gluing Clasps
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2017 June Newsletter

  • Class | Rebecca Combs’ Creative Closures
  • Kumista of the Month | Susan Basch
  • Kumihimo Tip | Add a ‘donut’ to your Marudai
  • Kumihimo storms Bead and Button!

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