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Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 11-19-2003, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,175
Posted By piperchick
mixitup?

of course, you could always make ppl do a dbl take by
doing florals or geometric designs inside the *shape* of the fish:devil ...
like, sketch out the shape of a fishy you like, maybe w/ some color...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 11-16-2003, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By piperchick
penne info--

are you talking about penne fabric? careful with cutting. you want the big stretch to go horizontal (or possibly diagonal) or you'll have an amazing growing dress-- when it gets wet penne (stretch...
Forum: General Crafts 11-07-2003, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By piperchick
i iron patterns and put them in ziploc baggies...

i iron patterns and put them in ziploc baggies and put those in file folder in filing cabinet.
for patterns i use a lot i have a roll of clear heavy duty vinyl (used to use it to screen in apartment...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 11-06-2003, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By piperchick
i learned from a guy and then a gal in the...

i learned from a guy and then a gal in the university of texas longhorn american indian council. then i started learning at powwows from the very nice ladies who are in frequent attendance of...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 11-06-2003, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By piperchick
i have a tear dress-- 100% cotton small print...

i have a tear dress-- 100% cotton small print calico, the tradit fabric for the dress (and man, i likes nat. fibers, otherwise i sweat and get icky-- imagine pleats and pleats of poly in a tear dress...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 11-06-2003, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,142
Posted By piperchick
i wanted to go so bad! but i'm working...

i wanted to go so bad!
but i'm working ren-faire this year, so no weekends r free till after mid-nov:(
i'll be at the UT laic powwow in the spring, though (unless, of course, another job come up;)...
Forum: Chit Chat 10-28-2003, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By piperchick
we just had a cold front move in and now it's...

we just had a cold front move in and
now it's bout 80 in the day and bout
50 at night...
s'posed to be in the lower 70s
halloween evening
:D
Forum: Tutorials 08-28-2003, 02:32 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 32,032
Posted By piperchick
for my first try at plain mocs i went to the...

for my first try at plain mocs i went to the leather company in austin tx (sometimes it's tandy's) and talked a lot w/ the guy there that makes renfaire boots (very common in texas, actually) showed...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 08-28-2003, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,231
Posted By piperchick
it's amazing what you get done when there's no...

it's amazing what you get done when there's no tv, internet, telephone? just thinkin' of the amish quilts and their intricacies, and similarities not in design but complexity to those old photos.
...
Forum: Chit Chat 08-28-2003, 09:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,168
Posted By piperchick
If you're sure of what you want, and you've...

If you're sure of what you want, and you've thaught about it and are aware of all significances, go ahead!
I know lots of ppl w/ tattoos and as long as they weren't drunk and thought about the...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 07-19-2003, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,062
Posted By piperchick
Question how do you tell if it is a round dance, and how...

how do you tell if it is a round dance, and how do you differ the step? (or is this the grand entry thing?)

thanks for all the help!

-d
Forum: Cloth Dancing 07-15-2003, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,062
Posted By piperchick
thanks:) how does the dance to each differ, and...

thanks:)
how does the dance to each differ, and is it possible to tell w/ words how to tell the songs apart?
Forum: Cloth Dancing 07-15-2003, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,062
Posted By piperchick
diff types of songs?

This might sound 'well duh', but i'm still learning (adult-start dancer :)) and i just wanted to make sure: are there diff types of songs for cloth like in jingle? i've been watching and paying...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 07-15-2003, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,681
Posted By piperchick
Tear dress turn-dip?

At the last powwow i went to in austin (tx) there was this lady and her two daughters in tear dress in the cloth dance, and they did this dip thing...
they always danced side by side (each daughter...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 07-01-2003, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,135
Posted By piperchick
tear dress website:

granted, take anything on the web w/ x grains of salt, but here is a cherokee tear dress fact sheet site with good pics, names and places that can be researched offline to prove or disprove...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 06-29-2003, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,135
Posted By piperchick
tear dress history in a nutshell

tear dress is actually post-relocation... there is a lot of good info out there on the history of the dress w/ names of ppl, places, evolution of the dress, etc,
but in a nutshell, when indian ppls...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 06-29-2003, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By piperchick
working on designing ribbonwork for new outfit...

working on designing ribbonwork for new outfit (shawl, purse, teardress); have decided to put ribbonwork on purse to try it out (my first time doing ribbonwork) and then highlight it w/ beads......
Forum: Cloth Dancing 06-18-2003, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,135
Posted By piperchick
if it helps... pre-contact cherokee women wore...

if it helps...
pre-contact cherokee women wore a wraparound calf-length skirt supported by a finger woven hemp tie-belt and a poncho-like cape; these were made of leather or mulbery bark; they also...
Forum: General Crafts 06-16-2003, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By piperchick
the sinew came in the kit :) now i know how to...

the sinew came in the kit :) now i know how to make them i get my dad to hit up the local wild game butchers during hunting season.

-d
Forum: Jingle Dancing 06-15-2003, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,331
Posted By piperchick
you can find books on drafting patterns in the...

you can find books on drafting patterns in the library and book stores; that's how i started; it is also good to have basic sewing books to make sure you can understand the elements of sewing and...
Forum: General Crafts 06-15-2003, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,556
Posted By piperchick
for the designs stickers, you can buy sticker...

for the designs stickers, you can buy sticker paper and programs for inkjet printers, then you can make any design you find into a sticker!

for variations in edging your pictures ('framing' them...
Forum: Pow Wow FAQ's 06-12-2003, 10:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,051
Posted By piperchick
sorry if i wasn't too clear; cherokee guys did a...

sorry if i wasn't too clear; cherokee guys did a lot, but females rarely... i've never seen any cherokee females w/ paint to ask (nor have i seen photos or writings describing painted women), and i...
Forum: General Crafts 06-12-2003, 12:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,382
Posted By piperchick
thanks for the compliment (that was the last pic...

thanks for the compliment (that was the last pic i ever took w/ the earth's cheapest dig. camera; i sneezed after taking a pic of the back and dropped it and it died)

as for the feathers-- lemme...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 06-12-2003, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,012
Posted By piperchick
this is just a small piece of advice from what...

this is just a small piece of advice from what i've seen in the changing rooms...

since she's 8, she probably has a couple of growth spurts coming up-- you might consider making her leggings back...
Forum: General Crafts 06-11-2003, 11:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,382
Posted By piperchick
thanks :D it's only been to one small powwow and...

thanks :D it's only been to one small powwow and one gathering, so i haven't heard many comments on it. (actually two- 1 was 'wow that's your first one' and 2 was 'i wish i had white feathers to...
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