This six-part tutorial was created by Anne of the Communities of the Voyageur Metis in Canada. She put this tutorial together in hopes that beginners would not be scared to try their hand at beading moccasin tops. These beautiful moccasin tops or "vamps" were created for the "Walking With Our Sisters" art installation which toured throughout Canada....
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.
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