There were quite a few folks asking about how to put patterns together in gourd stitch so I thought I would see what I could do to help folks get started. This thread will discuss making design for 3 bead drop gourd stitch. I am going to 'attempt' to explain how I determine what kind of patterns I can put on a piece based on what the total number of beads that are pulled off when starting this type of ...
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma is proud of its heritage and hopes to increase awareness of their culture and legacy by producing high-quality videos for the public to view. Chickasaw.tv is where the Chickasaw Nation's past and present come together. Take a look below at some of the talented members of this nation.
Jeremy Wallace is a Chickasaw drummer, singer and stomp dancer. During his performances, Jeremy's connection to his ancestors and the Creator become palpable, as he honors his Chickasaw ...
After many requests, I'm finally getting around to a tutorial on threadwork....flat style (not stacked).
Something to wrap...feather quill, dowel rod, etc.
Thread...I love Sulky brand rayon sewing/embroidery machine thread
Scissors...small and SHARP!!!
Glue...whatever you like...I like Aleens Tacky Glue...dries clear and flexible...washes off fingers easily!
Ruler or measuring tape
Pencil or pen...I like Micron pens (indelible ink, super tiny point)
Prepping surfaces to wrap:
Bare quills: normally very slick...you might need to scratch the surface with very fine grit ...
By Robyn Rokar
I just made myself 4 looms over the weekend and had the foresight to take some pics.
It's a very simple loom...no need to mess with screws,nails, etc....
Supply list: 1" x 4" board, wide Strapping tape
I bought a 8 foot board and had the lumber yard cut it in half to fit in my car.
Here's a pic of the strapping tape I used and one of the spacer blocks I cut ...
Juaquin Lonelodge continues his series of tutorials on CATV. In these two episodes he shows how to make Jingle Dresses.
View more of their videos on CATV47.com.
Making Regalia - Episode 6 - Jingle Dress from CATV47 on Vimeo.
Making Regalia - Episode 7 - Continuation of Jingle Dress from CATV47 on Vimeo.
Juaquin Lonelogde shows how to create applique designs for contemporary Pow Wow outfits. The videos below include steps for laying out the design and beading the project as well as many tips and tricks from an expert craftsman.
Watch the video below to learn how to make a Native American Hand Drum.
Video produced by Noc Bay.
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This project will help you learn to do applique rosettes on a small project. Beaded medallion necklaces have been popular for both men and women dancers for many generations. These instructions suggest using the new beading foundation as the material to sew the beads onto. It is a stiffened fabric that helps you keep the rosette flat while pulling the threads tight (Figure 1)
This tutorial is for the cut and tuck method with a template.
Making the design and cutting the template is probably a whole tutorial by itself! For my ribbonwork, I use metal templates. The pattern shown below is done using 2 different metal templates.
When I first attempted ribbonwork, I was in awe of the details of the designs. After you learn the basic concepts of how ribbonwork is make, however, the process is quite simple. You are layering or singling stripes ...
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There were quite a few folks asking about how to put patterns together in gourd stitch so I thought I would see what I could do to help folks get …
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