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Ply-Split Braiding

 -The Techniques of Ply-Split Braiding 

 Getting Started in Ply-Split Braiding 

Video:  My favorite Ply-Split Braided pieces 

Video: Making a "Wave" braid

Making Twisted Cords for Ply-splitting 

Video: Making twisted cords 

Video: Making cords with a Drill-powered Cordmaker  

Our recommendations 

   What to purchase
        as a beginning ply-splitter 

   Sign up for classes from Louise 
        from one of our recommended teachers  

  Also see Tools for Ply-Split Braiding 

Tools and Supplies
Gripfids 3 standard sizes, special sizes possible
           Video:  What is a Gripfid? 

Ready-Made Cords 4-Ply cotton cords in a variety of colors
Cord Makers    

- Bradshaw Cordmaker 


Classes and Teachers

Louise offers teaching at her home studio in Minnesota.

Instruction is customized to the student needs. Sample topics include:

Beginning Ply-Split Braiding 






Basket-for-WGM-class.jpg (232235 bytes)Another Dimension to Ply-Split Braiding: Exploring Vessels


Ply-Split Braiding Gallery

Weaving Gallery


Weaving and Ply-split Braiding articles

Warping Instructions "Warping Back to Front"  Download

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