Sumo

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

moccs

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Blackbear
    replied
    Black Forest: I would'nt know exactlyhow much has changed..I will have been in Anchorage for 5 years come this May. But I did start out life here living in Denali National Park and working for one of the hotels there. Man do I miss it too!! I love the seclusion yet only being 2-6 hours away from the nearest city. I miss the undisturbed wildlife as opposed to garbage bears and wintering moose playing in my car, smoking cigarettes and drinking beer (oops..sorry private joke between me and my hubby LOL...you say crazy things when you are sleep deprivated and I happened to tell him that during the time when my daughter was only 3 weeks to a month old). I miss those adorable little ground squirrels who would come up and let me petthem. Anyhow..Anchorage keeps growing and growing. starting to look more like one of the big cities without all the high rise apartment buildings.

    Leave a comment:


  • thestogs
    replied
    Just finished a pair for my size 12 boat-feet and I used smaller beads. Five hanks for the background should do it. Be on the safe side a get a hank of each color that you are using in the design. Good luck on the project. You will enjoy it, especially once it is finished. Hope this helps.

    Leave a comment:


  • contemptradish
    replied
    yes, good job of using context clues!
    "ball park" means estimating.
    i'm glad i can help contribute to the language lessons for the day. j/k

    thanks for the input everyone!

    nicky

    Leave a comment:


  • Czechy
    replied
    You'll need around 4, maybe 5 hanks for the background color. Then one hank each of the design colors ought to do it. Always purchase more beads than you'll think you'll need. Its better to have extra beads than to not have enough. Good luck!

    Leave a comment:


  • Black Forest
    replied
    Thank you Blackbear ... makes sense!

    How much has Anchorage changed since I had been there last in 1981? Was easy then to fly non-stop there from Europe within 10 or 11 hours, but now it means at least two stops and changes of planes and 20 hrs, just too much but I still think Alaska is one of the greatest places on earth -- my opinion, no statistical fact! Would love to ride the ARR again to Denali National Park and watch the beautiful common loons dive away on Wonder Lake and hear their eerie laughter, and see the alpenglow casting a pink light on the Mountain (with capital "M", no true Alaskan needs to be told which Mountain, I guess)!

    Georg

    Leave a comment:


  • Blackbear
    replied
    I'm pretty sure he means...approximately. One hank of each color should do you contemt.

    Leave a comment:


  • Black Forest
    replied
    <font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by contemptradish:
    to ball park a number of hanks
    </font>
    What does "to ball park" mean? My first language is NOT English and I would like to know if I can add this to my vocabulary. Perhaps then I might be able to answer your question. Thank you!

    Leave a comment:


  • contemptradish
    started a topic moccs

    moccs

    i'm in the very beginning stages of making fully beaded moccs (brainstorming patterns).
    for those who've made them- is it possible to ball park a number of hanks i'll need to buy to complete this? i'm a men's size 8 and i guess i'd use 11/0 beads for it.

    thanks in advance for any advice.

    nicky

    ------------------


    [This message has been edited by contemptradish (edited February 09, 2001).]

Join the online community forum celebrating Native American Culture, Pow Wows, tribes, music, art, and history.

Related Topics

Collapse

  • delila77
    Bugle Beads
    by delila77
    Hay i'm in midst of doing something new to me. gunna be using bugles as a background color on pair of womens leggings. so before i make an order, how much bugles do i need for pair of leggings. im planning on using size 12 and 9 cuts for the outline and filler design. also , for leggings im beading...
    06-30-2012, 04:10 PM
  • beadangel
    Beaded 3D Kitten Cat Charm with tutorial!
    by beadangel
    Hi all,

    I just made these cute little beaded kitten cats few weeks ago and the good news is I also just completed the free tutorial for it at: Beaded Cat Kitten Charm Project - July to share with those who is interested to make one or a few for yourself.

    I used the smallest...
    06-28-2009, 04:48 PM
  • nativegoddess77
    Beadwork Questions
    by nativegoddess77
    I have never made beaded vests before and was thining of doing one. About how many hanks of beads would I need? Does it depend on the size and type of bead I plan on using?

    Any tips would be much appreciated.
    09-07-2008, 02:10 PM
  • Meggers_018
    moccasins
    by Meggers_018
    I've decided to try to bead a pair of moccasins for my new outfit. I've never done a pair before. I asked a couple of friends who bead them for some advice, but we really didn't get a lot of time to talk about it. They suggested beading on a piece of canvas first, then sewing that onto leather of...
    06-24-2006, 11:40 AM
  • WisconsinBlackBear
    Rosette edge beading
    by WisconsinBlackBear
    I've searched through the archives, but I can't find anything on this topic. Maybe it has an odd title for the thread.

    Can anyone point me to resources on the different kinds of edge beading one can use to finish off a rosette? Instructions and drawings would be very helpful.
    ...
    11-29-2004, 11:13 AM

Trending

Collapse

There are no results that meet this criteria.

Sidebar Ad

Collapse
Working...
X