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Forum: Cloth Dancing 09-04-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,346
Posted By spiderbear
That's how the hobby kits are done...lol

That's how the hobby kits are done...lol
Forum: Cloth Dancing 09-04-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,346
Posted By spiderbear
I personally would not put up anything for sale...

I personally would not put up anything for sale unless it was really well made and really nice. I see far too much of this stuff being peddled as native and people really think it is.
There are so...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 09-04-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,346
Posted By spiderbear
I made a comment about the beadwork being copied...

I made a comment about the beadwork being copied from the import stuff I have seen over on Crazy Crow- and I made them really mad...

Should I just not say anything when I see this ?
Forum: Cloth Dancing 09-04-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,346
Posted By spiderbear
Did you take a look at the crafts? or the...

Did you take a look at the crafts? or the beadwork? Their dresses are..ummm....interesting
Forum: Cloth Dancing 09-04-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,346
Posted By spiderbear
Granted they state they are "learning" thier...

Granted they state they are "learning" thier heritage- but where are they getting info?
Forum: Cloth Dancing 09-04-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,346
Posted By spiderbear
Question Ribbon Shirts on Women

Was not sure where to post this, so I thought I'd start here. Over on FB there is a group of "Cherokee" ladies who are saying that ribbon shirts are for men only.
So... I want to hear from everyone...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 08-15-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,859
Posted By spiderbear
the heavy interfacing( Pellon is a brand name)...

the heavy interfacing( Pellon is a brand name) can be purchased @ Walmart, Joanne Fabrics, or online at some of the crafting/sewing websites (71F Peltex Single Sided Fusible Pellon,71F Peltex Single...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 08-14-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,859
Posted By spiderbear
I use the heavy plastic zippers- they come in...

I use the heavy plastic zippers- they come in about any color you can think of. They stay up pretty good. I love the upside down idea!
The heavy duty pellon works great. I use inbetween the layers....
Forum: Beadwork 08-10-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By spiderbear
Yes, you are right, those designs have been taken...

Yes, you are right, those designs have been taken from beadwork here. I knew that, but did not state it.
I hate seeing poorly done inferior work for sale. Good beadwork is worth it's weight in...
Forum: Beadwork 08-10-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By spiderbear
Angry Beadwork - to copy or to inspire?

I just got so PO'd looking at these "hand beaded" items of a Facebook page- lifted from the wonderful Crazy Crow imported beadwork. GRRRRRRR
Anyhow- what are your thoughts?
I am seeing ( mostly in...
Forum: General Crafts 07-01-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By spiderbear
Old Brass Sequins

Anybody know where to find brass sequins- like on the old beadwork?
I need to find some for a project and would like to find a good deal on them.
Anybody still use them?
Woliwon
Forum: News and Announcements 04-30-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,337
Posted By spiderbear
Congrats Dakota

We are all so proud of you. You look amazing!
Forum: News 10-19-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By spiderbear
I think this will end up with some crazy law that...

I think this will end up with some crazy law that will make sweats illegal. Just more encroachment on the lives of our people- brought about by thieves who steal ceremony just to make a buck!
Forum: Beadwork 10-19-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,372
Posted By spiderbear
OOOOO Great tip!! Thanks.....

OOOOO Great tip!! Thanks.....
Forum: Beadwork 10-15-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,099
Posted By spiderbear
"Drama Free" Wampum Stitch Thread

The last time I saw the other thread it had been all but deleted! I guess due to some "drama".
So..... I am going to try again!
For those who know how to do the stitch and for those who have...
Forum: Beadwork 09-23-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,653
Posted By spiderbear
How to Weave a Beaded Ladder Stitch...

How to Weave a Beaded Ladder Stitch (http://jewelrymaking.about.com/od/stitchestips/ss/122608.htm)

ckick on above title- it'll open a new window
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 09-03-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,414
Posted By spiderbear
Lipan Apache Regalia

I need some help! I have been asked to make a dress for a Lipan lady and have been trying to research a traditional Lipan regalia. Leather and or Cloth- can any body head me in the right direction?...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 08-13-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By spiderbear
Oh- have to say that the July 4th Pow Wow was...

Oh- have to say that the July 4th Pow Wow was awesome!!! Your grounds were so nice this year. Dana and Alisha wished they had brought regalia....
Kudos!!
Forum: Cloth Dancing 08-13-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By spiderbear
1st day of school is tomorrow for us, and my 2nd...

1st day of school is tomorrow for us, and my 2nd grader is actually happy to go!! Okwataga- I have been watching the progress on the new school in Cherokee- WOW!! Hubby's Dad was at the ribbon...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 05-26-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By spiderbear
we are hoping to come up to cherokee on the 4th...

we are hoping to come up to cherokee on the 4th too. I'm craving some trout really bad!!!
Maybe we'll see you in the crowd!
Forum: Beadwork 03-19-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,653
Posted By spiderbear
Smile Wampum stitch

Does anybody who does beadwork know how to do this stitch? I have seen some pieces in the tradingpost and was hoping someone could do a tutorial on it. I have googled it too- but end up with a...
Forum: Pow Wow Talk 02-21-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 872
Posted By spiderbear
Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Reunion- Crossville Tn

Hey all- just letting everyone know that we have filled all of the vendor spaces. We are thankful for all of those folks that are helping us. Go to
http://www.fatchiefproductions.synthasite.com ...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 01-08-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,288
Posted By spiderbear
I am from the North East and made my regalia last...

I am from the North East and made my regalia last year. I had no idea the EBCI had adopted the new dress. I had seen it up there on the rez. Glad cuz them tear dresses are not very attractive- makes...
Forum: General Crafts 11-07-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By spiderbear
We have a myspace page for our Ribbon shirts &...

We have a myspace page for our Ribbon shirts & Dresses
MySpace.com - SpiderBear Creations - 49 - Male - Crossville, Tennessee - www.myspace.com/spiderbearcreations...
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