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Forum: Beadwork 05-06-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,271
Posted By beadmom
The sheath is made of thick leather, which is why...

The sheath is made of thick leather, which is why I thought of beading on something else, then glueing it on. I think the problem would be trying to edge bead...
Forum: Beadwork 05-06-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,271
Posted By beadmom
Question Beaded Knife Sheath

I have beaded many items, but never a knife sheath. A friend has asked me to cover a sheath he already has with beadwork. I normally bead on pellon. Should I cut a piece to fit the sheath, bead on...
Forum: Grass Dancing 07-18-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By beadmom
Talking Thanks!

I appreciate all the input. I really thought it would be too much, but you know teenagers know EVERYTHING!

Maybe I'll tell him if he wants one, he'll have to bead it himself. In that case, it...
Forum: Grass Dancing 07-16-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By beadmom
Question "Crown"?

My grass dancing son saw a picture of a grass dancer with what looked like a miniature beaded "crown" worn under the front of the roach. He thought it looked cool and thinks he wants one. I think...
Forum: Fancy Shawl Dancing 05-11-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By beadmom
A friend of mine suggested cutting the ribbon...

A friend of mine suggested cutting the ribbon with a woodburning tool. The tool "cuts" the ribbon by melting the ends, thus preventing any fraying whatsoever. Do it quickly though, if you leave it...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 04-30-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By beadmom
Thanks so much, superndngyrl! I have never seen...

Thanks so much, superndngyrl! I have never seen this site or used this pattern brand and there is a store not too far from me that sells them. I am a "plus size" gal, so that particular pattern...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 04-27-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By beadmom
Smile Shirt Pattern

Do any of you have a commercial shirt pattern that you use for your two piece southern cloth outfit? I used to have a simplicity pattern that we used, but I can't find it. What brand and number...
Forum: Straight Dancing 04-20-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,828
Posted By beadmom
Finishing Beans

We "cook" the beans shortly in the microwave to kill any bugs inside. Then we string them on a wire, hang them in the garage and spray them with a high gloss urathane varnish. They really shine and...
Forum: Beadwork 04-11-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By beadmom
Thanks

Thanks. I suggested to her that it was too tight, but I just wanted to check and see if there were any other tricks that I could pass on to her.
Forum: Beadwork 04-11-2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By beadmom
Question Hanging beads from barette

My niece just finished her first barette and wants to hang strings of beads from the bottom of it. What is the best way to do this and what are the best materials? She has some bugles that she...
Forum: Beadwork 02-21-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,458
Posted By beadmom
Question Headband Edges?

How do you finish the edges of these headbands? I haven't seen one up close. What type of edge beading do you use?
Forum: Beadwork 11-17-2005, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By beadmom
I thought about the wrap-stitch, but the only...

I thought about the wrap-stitch, but the only bolos I have seen were gourd stitched. Wrap-stitching would be much quicker.

Thanks!
Forum: Beadwork 11-17-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By beadmom
Talking It helped a lot. Thank you for taking the time...

It helped a lot. Thank you for taking the time to answer my question.
Forum: Beadwork 11-17-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By beadmom
What type of leather do you use?

What type of leather do you use?
Forum: Beadwork 11-17-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By beadmom
Bolo Tie

I am wanting to make a beaded bolo tie for a friend, but I have never made one. I want the cord to be beaded and have a beaded medallion on the clasp. Where do you find the clasp, or do you make...
Forum: Beadwork 05-13-2005, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By beadmom
We cut all the ribbon fringe for my niece's fancy...

We cut all the ribbon fringe for my niece's fancy shawl using a wood burning tool. Cut it and sealed the edges all at the same time.
Forum: Tutorials 05-13-2005, 12:24 PM
Replies: 201
Sticky: Sequin Work
Views: 40,099
Posted By beadmom
Talking After sharing this thread with my niece, she is...

After sharing this thread with my niece, she is begging for a sequined butterfly barrette to go with her fancy shawl set. Guess I'll have to head to the store as well to find sequins! I think it...
Forum: Grass Dancing 05-10-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,886
Posted By beadmom
Bigfoot!

Actually, as fast as my son's feet are growing, we have used water shoes lately. I prefer the look of the mocs, especially beaded, but it is definitely cheaper to dress up a $5 pair of watershoes...
Forum: Beadwork 04-26-2005, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,439
Posted By beadmom
Buckle Shape

I made a beaded buckle for my son last year. I wanted a square one, but could only find an oval blank. I made it, but was told later that the ovals are only for females and males only wear square...
Forum: Beadwork 04-21-2005, 01:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,622
Posted By beadmom
Mirror?

How did you put the medallion together walela? Is the mirror on top, backed by leather? Or did you bead around it?
Forum: General Crafts 04-07-2005, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,187
Posted By beadmom
Thanks so much Blackbear! I understand what you...

Thanks so much Blackbear! I understand what you are talking about with the curves and points. It is similar to the points I did on a triangular design. I just didn't know if there was any other...
Forum: Beadwork 04-06-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,622
Posted By beadmom
I thought it was really beautiful anyway, but...

I thought it was really beautiful anyway, but knowing you put that much work into it makes it very special. Wow, what a lot of work!
Forum: Beadwork 04-06-2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,622
Posted By beadmom
Is the background of the shawl broadcloth or...

Is the background of the shawl broadcloth or something like Satin?
Forum: Beadwork 04-06-2005, 03:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,622
Posted By beadmom
So the shawl is pieced together, not appliqued?

So the shawl is pieced together, not appliqued?
Forum: Beadwork 04-06-2005, 10:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,622
Posted By beadmom
Bugles for Barrette

I have some beautiful black bugles that I wanted to work into a barrette design for a friend, but have been hesitant because I didn't know if I should. Her jingle outfit is scarlet and black (the...
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