Posts under: Craft Tutorials

All About Ribbon Skirts – How To Make Ribbon Skirts

Brightly-colored ribbon skirts are a traditional piece of clothing for many Native American women and girls, as it honors their heritage and is a way to represent themselves as well as causes, such as the missing and murdered Indigenous women and children.  https://www.instagram.com/p/CF7lkhvFgTI/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link “Skirts in Native American communities are more...

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How to Do Threadwork on Feathers

After many requests, I'm finally getting around to a tutorial on threadwork....flat style (not stacked). Materials: 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...

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How to Make a Bandolier Bag with Jared Thomas

BEAD AND HAIRPIPE BANDOLIERS Men’s bead and hairpipe bandoliers are common to a variety of Tribal traditional clothing styles. A number of design options are available using the same stringing techniques. The exact design are the option of the maker and can be made with a selection of beads, bone...

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Free Email Series: What to Expect at Your First Pow Wow