By Pamela Stanley-Millner
Craftspeople who respect notable Indian designs can now create appealing, colourful beadwork originated by way of the Chippewa, Iroquois, Pawnee, Seminole, Winnebago, and different American Indian tribes.
This ebook is a whole advisor to this everyday handicraft, delivering step by step directions, transparent diagrams, and seventy one tribal designs for 2 sorts of conventional bead purposes — bead weaving and appliqué beading.
You'll locate fifty flexible designs charted on graph paper for bead weaving and twenty-one big styles for appliqué, together with move directions and colour keys. Easy-to-follow instructions let you know find out how to build your individual bead loom.
Choose from a wealthy array of motifs rendered from real American Indian artifacts present in museum collections — stars, interesting geometrics, sunbursts, beautiful florals, and lots more and plenty more.
Beadcrafting is strangely effortless to benefit, supplying hours of pleasure and pride. stick with the charts to weave belts, headbands, sashes, necklaces, and different attention-grabbing components. Use the appliqué styles to accessorize leather-based, denim, and different materials for purses, vests, blouses…anything that will be better via a slightly of distinct Indian beadwork.
With this low-cost selfmade ebook, you could create appealing initiatives for your self and your loved ones and noteworthy presents — for a fragment of the fee you'd pay in a shop.
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Tackstitch the 2 ribbon halves together. Stitch a long basting stitch into the middle of each loop along one side. See General Instructions (page 28). 1. Cut 1 length of ribbon 144RW 4. Pull the length of ribbon con(see chart above right). Fold the length in half; insert a pin through the fold. Fold a small loop, with the free side facing up. nected to the first loop down. New loop Previous loop Pull down. Free side First loop Fold. 2. Fold the free side behind the loop. Fold. 5. Beginning with the length of ribbon connected to the first loop, repeat Steps 3 and 4, alternating between lengths, down the entire length of both halves of the ribbon.
2. Gather stitch at an angle to Woven or French wire ribbon with soft, medium, or stiff hand, singleor double-sided the pin at the inner selvage edge; loop over the edge. Continue along the selvage edge to the remaining pin; loop over the edge. Gather stitch to the outer selvage edge, 1/8˝ from the raw edge. Amount needed: Soft-hand ribbon: 8 × width of project ribbon Medium-hand ribbon: 9 × width of project ribbon ribbon: 10 × width of project ribbon Stitch. 4. Match the right sides of the raw edges.
Anchor knot the thread at the beginning selvage edge of the first petal. Using the edge of the cardstock as a guide, gather stitch across the width of the first raw edge, the folds, and the last raw edge. Unpin and remove the cardstock. Finished flower Ruched Petals DIRECTIONS Loop-over See General Instructions (page 28). 1. Insert a pin 1/4˝ from the Ruched Petals and Victorian Leaf–S (page 130). Use same ribbon width for both flower and leaf. SK ILL LE VEL: Intermediate raw edge. Measure 2RW (see chart below left) and insert a pin; this is the length of 1 petal.