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Forum: Beadwork 04-12-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,444
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Both great ideas

Thank you both....great ideas. I can only hope that my breastplate will last for many years to come. My granddaughter has already asked about it - lol.
Forum: Beadwork 04-12-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,444
Posted By Midnight Starfire
RE: Womens' Breastplate

What is the best way to store one's breastplate? I have a long breastplate and though it folds easily, is this the best way to store it? Thanks in advance for any guidance.
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 03-13-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,370
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Choices...choices...choices....!

"Never be wasteful" is what my grandmother taught me. So when I was gifted with skins that were smoked and chocolate brown, I made my regalia out of those. I made fringed skirts from the skins...
Forum: News and Announcements 03-13-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,527
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Grand Entry-Mendota wacipi

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v483/donnalg/wacipi/P1000454.jpg
Forum: Grass Dancing 08-12-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,266
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Beautiful pictures and great examples. It is...

Beautiful pictures and great examples. It is wonderful to have the visual to go along with your words. Thank you both for your ideas and suggestions; they are very helpful. The regalia I have...
Forum: Grass Dancing 08-05-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,266
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Many thanks for the reminders of valuable lessons...

Many thanks for the reminders of valuable lessons already learned during my life journey. I bid you peace.
Forum: Grass Dancing 08-04-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,266
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Respectfully, I ask that you both discontinue the...

Respectfully, I ask that you both discontinue the interjections into this discussion. If you have something helpful to add, I welcome your responses. Though this is an open forum; I suspect I am...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 08-03-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,549
Posted By Midnight Starfire
I dance buckskin and cloth; though here in...

I dance buckskin and cloth; though here in Minnesota both are often classified as "women's traditional". I have three buckskin dresses. Both are two piece - the top made of cloth with the long...
Forum: Grass Dancing 08-02-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,266
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Thank you

Thank you for your response. That is an excellent suggestion and makes perfect sense. That will help a lot in the planning and design.

Wado !:regular_s
Forum: Grass Dancing 08-01-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,266
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Question Query re: H-Harness

I respectfully ask a question regarding the h-harness. I would like to gift my son with a harness for his 30th birthday. Is there a standard width the harness
should be? Or, is the size more...
Forum: General Crafts 01-24-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 115,813
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Cherokeemom, She is a lucky young one to...

Cherokeemom,

She is a lucky young one to have you put such care into the making of her fan - it's lovely. The same can be said for the jingle dancer. Very nice work !
Forum: General Crafts 01-24-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 115,813
Posted By Midnight Starfire
She is truly exquisite --- what a wonderful gift...

She is truly exquisite --- what a wonderful gift to whomever wins. I think her arm is perfect, by the way; if you've looked at some of the "live" dancers in buckskin, we can
often look as if we...
Forum: General Crafts 10-17-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 115,813
Posted By Midnight Starfire
A New Breastplate for me

A New outfit deserves a new breastplate --- had hoped to upload a picture of this finished project in August.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v483/donnalg/wacipi/P1000121.jpg<br><br>...
Forum: General Crafts 10-17-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 115,813
Posted By Midnight Starfire
New Choker and Regalia

Having finished my son's new grass regalia I took some time to make a choker to go with it

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v483/donnalg/wacipi/P1000010.jpg
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Forum: Beadwork 09-25-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Wado

Thank you for your suggestion. I have visited Noc Bay and bookmarked
the site.

Wado
Forum: Beadwork 09-24-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Help with breastplate

Respectfully, I am asking for assistance.

I am a woman's traditional dancer and have begun the design of a long
breastplate. When attending wacipi I have observed that some dancers'...
Forum: Feedback and Forum Support 08-20-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By Midnight Starfire
Question Drop Down menus

I love this site. However, I find that the drop down menus to get to the various pages close toooooooo quickly to use the links. I am on a Mac and wonder if this happens because of this. Many...
Forum: General Crafts 08-19-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 115,813
Posted By Midnight Starfire
busy..busy..busy in Minneapolis

I have finally finished my longer breastplate. The family has suffered through days of no dining room table --- it was the only table long enough and the kitten couldn't get to the beads.

Have...
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