11 09, 2020

Karakumidai (car-ah-koo-me-dye)

By |2020-09-11T00:30:56-05:00September 11, 2020|

A kumihimo braiding stand creates a flat braid through a series of 's' twisted threads resulting in a series of diamond shapes called hishi. The [...]

31 07, 2021

Kohrai Gumi

By |2021-07-31T20:34:39-05:00July 31, 2021|

Kohrai Gumi is a more advanced one layer Takadai braid.  It blends Plain Weave and Twill structures.  The appearance of the braid will be different [...]

17 12, 2020

Kumihimo (koo-me-he-mo)

By |2021-07-23T18:21:15-05:00December 17, 2020|

Kumihimo or kumi himo is, literally, kumi or coming together and himo for string, cord or rope. Kumihimo is an ancient Japanese braiding art that [...]

6 10, 2019

Kute-uchi (koo-tay oo-chi)

By |2021-07-23T18:43:20-05:00October 6, 2019|

Kute-Uchi, Japanese loop braiding, dates back to the 7th century. This braiding technique allows the craftsman to make a braid free-hand without the aid of [...]