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Forum: Native Issues 08-23-2005, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,240
Posted By Nagi
Hey folks, something not mentioned in the media...

Hey folks, something not mentioned in the media advisory is that the first 500 subscribers will get their rates locked for as long as they continue to renew their subscription. That means no matter...
Forum: Native Issues 05-07-2005, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By Nagi
Unhappy Holy smokes, Batman, the mayor :idiot: just gave...

Holy smokes, Batman, the mayor :idiot: just gave the Joker :gangster: the keys to the city!

Seriously, though, it's kind of obvious the mayor didn't read any rap sheets before making that...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 08-06-2003, 04:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,981
Posted By Nagi
OMG ... don't tell the powwow police about that...

OMG ... don't tell the powwow police about that picture! They'll get it banned from the archives as a fake!! LOL ...

I'm still betting the "elder" that chewed out the little girl (original post...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 08-05-2003, 07:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,981
Posted By Nagi
Which child? I saw a dozen kids in the photo, a...

Which child? I saw a dozen kids in the photo, a good number of which were wearing original-style jingle dresses.
Forum: Jingle Dancing 05-27-2003, 10:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,981
Posted By Nagi
Elder who?

I know this is a kind of dated thread, but I've been kind of busy and am just now catching up. My middle daughter is a jingle dress dancer. She wears a contemporary-style dress. The colors are hot...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 03-11-2003, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,730
Posted By Nagi
I kept thinking there was something online about...

I kept thinking there was something online about Lumbee patchwork. There is ... http://www.lumbee.org/images/Patch.jpg

I'm a novice quilter, so I have a tendency to collect images of blocks that...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 03-09-2003, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,683
Posted By Nagi
My daughter's a jingle dress dancer that is still...

My daughter's a jingle dress dancer that is still trying to improve her side step and who, on occasion, competes, so this was an interesting discussion for us (I was reading it to her).

She had me...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 02-06-2003, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,539
Posted By Nagi
Washing Satin

As long as the satin is the polyester kind (if you paid less than $7/yard for it, it probably is), you should be able to wash it in the pillow case without any problems. You may want to fray-check...
Forum: Games and Polls 12-11-2002, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4,866
Views: 85,108
Posted By Nagi
Sal Mineo

Sal Mineo
Forum: Jingle Dancing 10-02-2002, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,575
Posted By Nagi
Re: Original Questions ...

This isn't based on explicit knowledge, but is an ATTEMPT at logical reasoning based on my own experiences. I have been to powwows in South Dakota and the Southeast, and have a video collection that...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 01-08-2002, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,782
Posted By Nagi
Then if you're doing that plus changing any...

Then if you're doing that plus changing any "applique" type decoration and lines of jingles to your own, it is (in my opinion) okay to be inspired. ;)

Nagi

PS ... remember folks. I said in MY...
Forum: Pow Wow Singing 01-08-2002, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,137
Posted By Nagi
Re: drums

I'm definitely not a drummer <grin> and only a passable dancer. I never thought too much about what drums get paid until reading this thread, but I've never been on a committee, either. I have,...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 01-08-2002, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,101
Posted By Nagi
Question Jingle Dance Give Away Questions

Hi folks,

I've come with questions about proper procedure, etc., during a give away. We didn't understand that we were supposed to do a give away when my daughter started dancing more than a few...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 01-08-2002, 12:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,782
Posted By Nagi
ROFL! I wondered why the number of posts I had...

ROFL! I wondered why the number of posts I had disappeared. That Canadian exchange thing must have been it!

As to what you're saying, YES ... I agree that if it is such a close "mimic" it looks...
Forum: Jingle Dancing 01-07-2002, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,782
Posted By Nagi
What is it about that particular dress that you...

What is it about that particular dress that you like? Decorations (i.e., applique, etc.)? The style of the dress itself? A component of the dress (you like the basic dress but would use different...
Forum: General Crafts 12-08-2001, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,268
Posted By Nagi
Cool! Thanks for the examples! In the...

Cool! Thanks for the examples!

In the "cutout" example, it looks like you have two colors stitched down underneath and that the white is cut out and overlaid on top of them. Is that a right...
Forum: General Crafts 12-07-2001, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,268
Posted By Nagi
The white is the center line with the colors...

The white is the center line with the colors shingled on either side. I haven't quite figured out how to do all shingled yet. :/

I pin basted the edge of the white down to the wool and marked the...
Forum: General Crafts 12-07-2001, 01:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,268
Posted By Nagi
Ribbonwork

Third time's a charm ... I got a BETTER pic by scanning the actual work versus my cheap but fun camera ...

The whole piece is about 16.5" long (this is just as much as I could fit in the scanner...
Forum: General Crafts 12-06-2001, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,268
Posted By Nagi
Ribbonwork

oopsie ... see next post!
Forum: General Crafts 12-06-2001, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,268
Posted By Nagi
I actually had someone suggest that "some" folks...

I actually had someone suggest that "some" folks made "beautiful" ribbonwork by cutting the taffeta with a soldering iron/wood burning tool that had a sharpened blade. He explained that this sealed...
Forum: General Crafts 12-04-2001, 11:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,268
Posted By Nagi
We've been using Baroque satin for applique work....

We've been using Baroque satin for applique work. We were forced to try some of the costume satin on a recent fancy shawl outfit. It didn't fray anymore than the Baroque, but I found it stretched...
Forum: General Crafts 11-24-2001, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,268
Posted By Nagi
More great help! Thanks, Czechy. I'll try the...

More great help! Thanks, Czechy. I'll try the deeper cuts (relieved look).

Also, I'd thought about buying and dying silk, but wasn't sure so here's a present back to those of you who've been...
Forum: General Crafts 11-24-2001, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,268
Posted By Nagi
That's helpful info! Thanks. I'll keep my eye...

That's helpful info! Thanks. I'll keep my eye on local fabric stores for taffeta.

Something else that up last night after I posted that I hadn't thought of. I may be trying to work too small....
Forum: General Crafts 11-23-2001, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,268
Posted By Nagi
Ribbonwork - Tips??

I've been working on learning Osage-style ribbon work and can make a passable piece but not as good as I'd like. I was wondering if anyone would be willing to discuss tips & tricks.

Problems I'm...
Forum: Archives 11-02-2000, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,136
Posted By Nagi
Post It's the funniest thing ... fights are only...

It's the funniest thing ... fights are only fights when they involve more than one person ... otherwise, they're pretty much only a temper tantrum on one person's part.

I can think of a really...
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