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
I have been doing a study on Sami braid weaving and I noticed that the ends of the braids are often finished with a simple braid technique of finger weaving or open braiding the ends.
About braiding techniques, ply split, sprang, tablet weaving
Lessons, information about Japanese kumihimo, maru dai braiding techniques and equipment.
Weaving Bands, Belts and Braids on small looms