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Top : Arts : Crafts : Textiles : Braiding (12 web sites)
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A Few Medieval Braids
Instructions with illustrations for creating a basic flat braid, a basic round or square braid, a guilloche, and a fingerloop braid. Different strand configurations are shown.
http://www.stringpage.com/braid/braid.html

Beginning Kumihimo
A kumihimo beginner's instructional handout.
http://www.gflower.org/kumihimo.htm

Fiber Expression
Maryse Levenson, weaver, braidmaker and teacher. Includes resume, classes offered and scheduled, and gallery of work.
http://www.fiberexpression.com/

Fifteenth-Century Fingerlooped Braid Reproductions
Samples by Carolyn Priest-Dorman, with photographs and comments.
http://www.cs.vassar.edu/~capriest/fingerloop.html

Fingerloop Braids
Fingerloop braids from 15th-17th century Medieval Europe. Transcribed and interpreted from documents of the era with detailed instructions and profuse illustrations.
http://fingerloop.org/

Hendrickson, Linda
Information on tablet weaving and ply-split braiding, photos of bands, braids, and baskets, workshop descriptions, mail order supplies and instructions.
http://www.lindahendrickson.com/

Kinoshita, Masako
Artist working in kumihimo as well as kute-uchi, an archaic technique she reconstructed. Includes information on workshops.
http://www.lmbric.net/

Kumihimo
Includes a bibliography and brief discussion about equipment.
http://braiding.org/

Kumihimo
Lessons, information and sources for Japanese kumihimo, maru dai braiding techniques and equipment.
http://knitting.about.com/od/

Making a Viking Whip-cord
Instructions for making a 4 strand braid using a method called interlocking or Viking Whip-cord.
http://genvieve.net/sca/whipcording-howto.html

Tada, Makiko
Author, teacher, artist, and industry consultant. Features a bibliography, gallery, and event schedule.
http://www.texte.co.jp/makiko/

The Braid Society
Group which focuses on narrow off-loom techniques. Includes membership information, resources and events.
http://www.braidsociety.com/