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Forum: Buckskin Dancing 05-30-2003, 12:34 PM
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Posted By LadyTradNE
HOw do you clean your buckskin?

It is a brownish gold hide, with the suede side showing. I wanted to turn it skin side out, but there are major scars on one of the hides.
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 05-30-2003, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By LadyTradNE
Question How do you clean your buckskin

I just bought a buckskin last october, and this spring while smoking the dance circle in a high wind, I got some ashes on it. Teh man who made my dress said it is machine washable because it is...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 05-30-2003, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,329
Posted By LadyTradNE
Thumbs up Just insulted

In our neck of the woods wearing leather suede side out is an insult to the deer who gave his life so that the skin could be worn. So I'm with you on that! It is also easier to bead skin side out,...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 05-27-2003, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By LadyTradNE
Cool Menomini applique/ribbonwork

applique can be ribbonwork or beadwork, and ribbonwork can mean applique, cut and fold, or just sewing ribbons in patterns. The regalia I use is a Menomini water lily pattern I found in the book...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 05-21-2003, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,931
Posted By LadyTradNE
when a buckskin isn't real buckskin

I bought my buckskin dress at a powwow that was going to be rained out and haggled the vendor down from $750 to $200. (love them rainy powwows!)

This was still a lot of money for me, it included...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 05-19-2003, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,617
Posted By LadyTradNE
holding babies while dancing

NOw I'm confused! I've danced in OK and seen plenty of grandparents (mas and pas) dancing with babies in their arms. Wrong? I never knew!

I've not seen it done here in the East though. But I...
Forum: Buckskin Dancing 05-19-2003, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,931
Posted By LadyTradNE
Talking Buckskin dress

I just got a buckskin dress (old style) that I bargained for at a powwow that was rained out last October (I love rainy powwows, I get my best bargains there like the $20 hide I used for my mocs!)
Forum: Cloth Dancing 05-19-2003, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By LadyTradNE
Menomini regalia

I've done a Menomini outfit for myself and I'd be glad to help with any questions. I should say I'm in New York so I can't help you first hand, but I can describe what I did. Check out the book...
Forum: Cloth Dancing 05-19-2003, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,724
Posted By LadyTradNE
Crowns, Crowns and more crowns

Con't know too much about plains stuff, but here in the East the women and girls in Woodlands regalia wear crowns (we call 'em headbands) as a part of their regalia. These are usually done in white...
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