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Forum: Buckskin Dancing 02-16-2013, 06:28 PM
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Posted By prettysmile:)
Hello Segnewe, I am part Omaha and dance...

Hello Segnewe, I am part Omaha and dance buckskin, however I do dance Southern style. This is funny, as I have been researching as well on the traditional dresses of Omaha women and have also seen...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 07-25-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,058
Posted By prettysmile:)
Hello tonepahoter1. Thanks so much for your...

Hello tonepahoter1. Thanks so much for your reply, I didn't know that the back to back sway is more contemporary and that it makes a difference in the sleeves. That explains it! my sleeves stop...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 07-17-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,058
Posted By prettysmile:)
Graceful sway of buckskin fringes

Hello...I have a question and forgive me for not knowing, but how do you make your fringe sway back and forth and not side to side when dancing? I dance southern buckskin and traveled to a few pow...
Forum: Tutorials 09-03-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,790
Posted By prettysmile:)
Thank you Creynolds, appreciate it!

Thank you Creynolds, appreciate it!
Forum: Tutorials 09-03-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,790
Posted By prettysmile:)
Thank you, where can I get Fuller's Earth?

Thank you, where can I get Fuller's Earth?
Forum: Tutorials 09-03-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,790
Posted By prettysmile:)
Cleaning stains off buckskin?

Does anyone have any ideas on how to clean buckskin besides using the white clay ball? They aren't bad stains, just dirt,etc...from alot of use and I can't find that clay ball now. Wondering if...
Forum: General Crafts 03-16-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By prettysmile:)
Hi Czechy, thanks so much for the advice! I will...

Hi Czechy, thanks so much for the advice! I will use the elastic and then make the rosette as a barette to attach to the back. This crown has taken me forever, and so glad I have completed it. ...
Forum: General Crafts 03-15-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By prettysmile:)
Beaded Crown backing

Hello, I just finished my first beaded crown and trying to figure out the best way to bring the back of the crown together in the back so that it fits perfectly. I've heard of a way that you can...
Forum: Beadwork 12-05-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,759
Posted By prettysmile:)
Hello, I too had the same question and was just...

Hello, I too had the same question and was just going to post a thread to ask then saw this thread. I used horsehair for the first time on a small medallion and the horsehair was already...
Forum: General Crafts 04-07-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,575
Posted By prettysmile:)
Ok, still have a way to go yet and still have yet...

Ok, still have a way to go yet and still have yet to make the medallion for the back. It's been so busy lately with work and the homelife, I got to get busy busy....but I will send a pic to you.
I...
Forum: General Crafts 04-07-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,575
Posted By prettysmile:)
Smile I didn't even think of using placemats, and come...

I didn't even think of using placemats, and come to think of it, they would hold the stability too. Thanks.
Forum: General Crafts 03-26-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,575
Posted By prettysmile:)
Thanks so much for your reply wyo-rose, I will be...

Thanks so much for your reply wyo-rose, I will be using fun foam for stability so it looks like it will be thicker, 1/4 was what I was thinking but wanted to check for sure. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Crafts 03-23-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,575
Posted By prettysmile:)
backing for beaded crown

Hey, can anyone out there give me advice on how far the edging should be cut from the beadwork to begin backing with buckskin and edge bead it? I finished my first crown (finally). Also, I have...
Forum: General Crafts 06-14-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By prettysmile:)
Hello Singing Otter, :animated: Yes,the backing...

Hello Singing Otter, :animated:
Yes,the backing for the bead work, to make it stiff? I think I have heard some use plastic, but is there something else that I can use? I've still got a ways to go...
Forum: General Crafts 06-12-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By prettysmile:)
You can also buy them on the website...

You can also buy them on the website Sharpsindianstore.com, they have a nice variety.
Forum: General Crafts 06-12-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By prettysmile:)
Backing for Crowns

Hello out there,
Can anyone tell me what to use in the backing of a crown? This is my first time making one, so I need some advice. So that the crown will be firm and hold well.
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 04-25-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,861
Posted By prettysmile:)
My sentiments exactly jdazmum! Amen to that. ...

My sentiments exactly jdazmum! Amen to that. But who were the winners? So far I read the winners in Southern Straight and Womens Southern Traditional.
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 10-12-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By prettysmile:)
The ladies that placed are all good and well...

The ladies that placed are all good and well known dancers throughout the pow wow country, but I have to agree with you ccreek10 that it is who you know who can get you into the winners circle. One...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 10-08-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By prettysmile:)
Congrats to all the dancers and drums, however, I...

Congrats to all the dancers and drums, however, I think one of the contests (Southern Cloth and Buckskin) was unfair, as there were dancers who won and placed although they weren't there on Friday or...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 12-12-2003, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,844
Posted By prettysmile:)
:Wave Hi, I don't know if I am correct on this...

:Wave
Hi, I don't know if I am correct on this one, but I am part northern Ute. Although I am Ute I dance southern buckskin as I am also part Omaha. I believe it is only right to add onto your...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 12-12-2003, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,519
Posted By prettysmile:)
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Cloth Dancing 12-12-2003, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,519
Posted By prettysmile:)
You have a point too, you have to stay with what...

You have a point too, you have to stay with what is in style and all. Almost all southern cloth dancers have crowns and there are some beautiful ones out there. Alot of the beadwork now is added...
Forum: Beadwork 11-23-2003, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,104
Posted By prettysmile:)
There is also Orr Trading Company out of...

There is also Orr Trading Company out of Colorado.

www.orrs.com

:Angel2
Forum: Cloth Dancing 11-20-2003, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,519
Posted By prettysmile:)
I have just begun to dance southern buckskin and...

I have just begun to dance southern buckskin and danced southern cloth since I was 12. I agree with your last comment about older women wearing crowns. I have wondered about that for some time, as...
Forum: Introductions 11-19-2003, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By prettysmile:)
Hey there, what's happenin over at Crow? Not...

Hey there, what's happenin over at Crow? Not much here, just kickin back after a long day of slavin at work.:3:
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