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Forum: General Crafts 01-17-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By randyinkc
So....I have given up on the yellow rainbow...

So....I have given up on the yellow rainbow selvedge broadcloth.

I ordered from another on-line supplier at the end of November and was soon notified that it was back ordered. Finally this week I...
Forum: General Crafts 11-06-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By randyinkc
Called and e-mailed the contact info and have not...

Called and e-mailed the contact info and have not received a reply...Time to move on I believe.
Forum: General Crafts 10-24-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By randyinkc
Anyone ordered from American Broadcloth dot Com before

Has anyone ever order from this supplier before? Was is he reliable or still in operation? His website lists a 2005 price guide which makes me a little leary...

American Broadcloth...
Forum: Beadwork 07-17-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By randyinkc
Got The American Indian - The American Flag on...

Got The American Indian - The American Flag on Monday and received The Flag in American Indian Art yesterday.

You were correct that the first book was from a bicentennial display from...
Forum: Beadwork 07-10-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By randyinkc
Maybe...That one was only like $10.00 with...

Maybe...That one was only like $10.00 with shipping so I figured it wouldn't hurt.

I've been thinking of a flag themed outfit for a long long time and the itch is starting to overtake me. Time...
Forum: Beadwork 07-10-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By randyinkc
I just ordered that book and another one I found...

I just ordered that book and another one I found referenced once I had the title to Google called The American Indian and The American Flag. I got both of them used from Amazon for less than $30.00...
Forum: Beadwork 07-10-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By randyinkc
YES!!!! Thank you....thats the book! Its odd,...

YES!!!! Thank you....thats the book! Its odd, that I was for some reason remembering a horse mask! Now I know why...its the cover of the book. There are new ones at a reasonible price on Amazon...
Forum: Beadwork 07-09-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By randyinkc
Question Looking for a book on American Flag Motifs in Native Beadwork

Several years ago, I ran across a book during a trip to the Black Hills about the use of American Flags and Symbols in Native beadwork.

I dont remember exactly where I saw the book, it was...
Forum: General Crafts 09-02-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,021
Posted By randyinkc
Gotta love the Denver Art Museum's collection. I...

Gotta love the Denver Art Museum's collection. I got myself followed out of the museum last time I was there. Apparently I took a few more pictures than they were comfortable with. ;)
Forum: General Crafts 01-20-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By randyinkc
You can get thin leather from eBay suppliers or...

You can get thin leather from eBay suppliers or in a pinch I have used car chamois purchased from Wal-Mart, Target, etc...
Forum: Fancy Feather Dancing 09-22-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,933
Posted By randyinkc
I use a Dremel to make my holes too. I have a...

I use a Dremel to make my holes too. I have a drill press stand designed for Dremels that makes it easy and keeps the bit from drilling where you dont want it to....
Forum: General Crafts 09-09-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By randyinkc
For a men's XL sized vest if you are only doing...

For a men's XL sized vest if you are only doing front panels, one kilo should more than suffice for the background color.

Next time I bead a vest, I will start with two kilos of background to...
Forum: General Crafts 06-17-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,091
Posted By randyinkc
Where do I send the bill for the new keyboard...

Where do I send the bill for the new keyboard that I just blew chunks on?

That's just gag-inducing....
Forum: General Crafts 06-06-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By randyinkc
Pig Toes?

Does anyone know a source for Pig Toes?

(Not to eat....ewwww)

I have seen a pair of anklets done with Pig Toes and thought it was a different take. They are about 1/2 the size of Deer Toes,...
Forum: Straight Dancing 02-06-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,982
Posted By randyinkc
Once upon a time I was looking on eBay for a...

Once upon a time I was looking on eBay for a buffalo hide and about half of them were still green and would require tanning. If you shop it carefully, even with paying a tannery to finish the hide,...
Forum: Beadwork 01-16-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By randyinkc
My designs are usually gay, happy little things...

My designs are usually gay, happy little things with all the colors of the rainbow, so I usually try to out them--publically. ;)
Forum: General Crafts 12-05-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,774
Posted By randyinkc
You can also use strung hackle sewed on to a...

You can also use strung hackle sewed on to a round plastic canvas blank then covered with CD or rosette or both. You can get the plastic canvas blanks at Hobby Lobby, Wal-Mart, etc and they come in...
Forum: General Crafts 11-29-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By randyinkc
eBay? I've seen some on there before....

eBay? I've seen some on there before....
Forum: General Crafts 11-09-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,219
Posted By randyinkc
By the time you buy the Krylon and the extra...

By the time you buy the Krylon and the extra plastic pipe to perfect the painting technique, you'll probably be half way to the extra cost of the real bone....
Forum: Beadwork 09-26-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By randyinkc
I'm with you BB, 'cept that Gourd stitch is 1...

I'm with you BB, 'cept that Gourd stitch is 1 bead drop and Peyote is 2 bead drop. Brick stitch is brick stitch, but can also be called Commanche stitch. Now lets throw some wrap stitch in along...
Forum: Beadwork 08-04-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,023
Posted By randyinkc
If you have Microsoft Word, try messing around...

If you have Microsoft Word, try messing around with the autoshape toolbar. You can layout just about any kind of design you want and then flip it, shrink it, print it out. May not help you to get...
Forum: Beadwork 08-03-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,299
Posted By randyinkc
Talking Paint pens work well for striping or designs that...

Paint pens work well for striping or designs that you dont want/dont have time to bead. You can find them in just about any color you want, too. They also work well on rawhide.

When and if I use...
Forum: Beadwork 08-03-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,299
Posted By randyinkc
If you do choose to mark the lines with a marker...

If you do choose to mark the lines with a marker on mocs, make sure its is a waterproof indelible ink. They will get wet at some point in their life and if the ink runs, it may bleed out into view...
Forum: General Crafts 07-02-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,522
Posted By randyinkc
I hear ya. I'm not crazy about polyester...

I hear ya. I'm not crazy about polyester either... I think I am going to try the liner first and if that fails too, then I will go for the liquid lame.
Forum: General Crafts 07-01-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,522
Posted By randyinkc
I recently used a woodburner to cut the ends of...

I recently used a woodburner to cut the ends of Ribbon on a project I was doing and it worked great! I didn't have to go back with fray check or a candle. Cut the work time in half!

Thank you to...
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