The Braid Society
About The Braid Society
The Braid Society promotes the education and practice of the art and craft of making constructed or embellished braids and narrow bands. It aims to encourage and maintain the integrity and excellence of craftsmanship, provides opportunities for the interchange of information and maintains an archive of the activities of the Society and its members. The Society was founded in 1993 and is domiciled in the UK but is international with members in many other countries. Members include professional makers, teachers, collectors, researchers, authors, perpetual students and people who are interested in the craft.
Japanese braiding (kumihimo), Peruvian braiding, ply-split braiding, inkle weaving, tablet weaving, cord making, loop braiding and other finger manipulated braids, lucetting, passementerie and sprang.