The Beaded Hat Tutorial – The Red Road Beader

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“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” A bit of bitterness leaves its stain I write this to you. I was never the best at anything in my life growing up, there seemed to always be someone better than me at sports, school, art, and pretty much….

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Video of This Talented Quilt Maker Makes it Look So Easy!

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Knowing the time that goes into making these beautiful quilts, I know you’ll appreciate these three videos from 3 Feathers Star Quilts. Check out these colorful star quilts made by Benjamin Leedom. My mom recently started making quilts so I can definitely appreciate how much time and love goes into….

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Regalia Tutorial: Bandolier Bag with Jared Thomas

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He might be an ironworker by day, but boy can this guy sew a mean outfit! Meet Jared Thomas, from the Bitter Water clan from the Dinè Nation. He’s been sharing some great regalia tutorials on his Facebook page and folks have been getting a lot of great tips from….

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Beaded Rosette Medallion

How To Make a Beaded Rosette Medallion – Craft Tutorials – Native American Pow Wows

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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….

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How to Make Ribbonwork – Straight Dance Ribbonwork Tutorial

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The form of ribbonwork in this tutorial is an art used in Straight Dance and Southern Cloth outfits.  This style is done by several tribes including Osage and Ponca. This tutorial is for the cut and tuck method with a template. Making the design and cutting the template is probably….

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Dream Catcher

How to Make a Traditional Dream Catcher | Dream Catcher Directions

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The Dream catcher now comes in all sizes and a great variety of designs. Depending on the artist making them and how they were taught. These instructions are the most basic of design and materials. We leave it up to you to choose how you want to finish the decoration….

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