Sami Reindeer Bracelets

One of the traditional Saami duodji crafts is leathermaking. I thought I would give it a try. I started with something simple by purchasing a Sami bracelet kit from a Sami supplier in Sweden TNKReativt. The bracelet kit includes a piece of reindeer leather, tin thread, artificial sinew, clear nylon thread, sewing thread, a sewing … Continue reading “Sami Reindeer Bracelets”

Bands and Braids: braiding

About braiding techniques, ply split, sprang, tablet weaving

Kumihimo

Lessons, information about Japanese kumihimo, maru dai braiding techniques and equipment.

Woven Bands

Weaving Bands, Belts and Braids on small looms