Self-paced learning through pre-
recorded video instructions and other methods. Subjects include traditional Japanese braids and other related beads and fiber topics
Short videos and documentation on kumihimo basics, how to work with
traditional pre-cut silk, and much more
Find out more about virtual and in-
person gatherings, our juried
challenges and more
American Kumihimo Society (AKS) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
The mission of the American Kumihimo Society is to deepen the appreciation of the art of braiding, providing educational resources, support and connections for the braiding community worldwide.