Authentic American Indian Beadwork and How to Do It: With 50 Charts for Bead Weaving and 21 Full-Size Patterns for Applique

By Pamela Stanley-Millner

Craftspeople who respect outstanding Indian designs can now create appealing, colourful beadwork originated by way of the Chippewa, Iroquois, Pawnee, Seminole, Winnebago, and different American Indian tribes.

This e-book is an entire advisor to this frequent handicraft, providing step by step directions, transparent diagrams, and seventy one tribal designs for 2 kinds of conventional bead purposes — bead weaving and appliqué beading.

You'll locate fifty flexible designs charted on graph paper for bead weaving and twenty-one big styles for appliqué, together with move directions and colour keys. Easy-to-follow instructions let you know easy methods to build your individual bead loom.

Choose from a wealthy array of motifs rendered from real American Indian artifacts present in museum collections — stars, fascinating geometrics, sunbursts, beautiful florals, and lots more and plenty more.

Beadcrafting is unusually effortless to profit, providing hours of pleasure and pride. keep on with the charts to weave belts, headbands, sashes, necklaces, and different crowd pleasing add-ons. Use the appliqué styles to accessorize leather-based, denim, and different materials for purses, vests, blouses…anything that may be greater through a slightly of unique Indian beadwork.

With this low-cost homemade publication, you could create appealing tasks for your self and your loved ones and noteworthy presents — for a fragment of the associated fee you'd pay in a shop.

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The Montclair paintings Museum, New Jersey: 12 (Chippewa), 22 (Chippewa), 23 (Winnebago), 25 (Winnebago), 34-37. Museum of the yankee Indian, Heye origin, long island, ny: eight, nine, thirteen, 15 (Winnebago), 21, 28, 39, 41-46. New Jersey country Museum, Trenton: eleven, 15 (Delaware), 20. division of Anthropology, Smithsonian establishment, Washington, D. C. : 10, 15 (Crow), 18, 19 (Sioux), 23 (Crow), 29, forty seven. you're invited to work out the unique beadwork for your self. additionally, you will locate the designs adaptable to different crafts. The bead-weaving charts are prepared to be used in needlepoint, counted cross-stitch, latch-hooking, crochet and knitting; the massive styles for bead appliqué is also utilized in textile appliqué, embroidery of many varieties and portray on wooden or cloth. Charts for Bead Weaving wooded area 60 warp threads colour KEY brown purple OSAGE forty six warp threads colour KEY yellow blue forest proven in colour at the again hide. 22 warp threads colour KEY blue turquoise background—yellow forest proven in colour at the within entrance and inside of again covers. sixty six warp threads colour KEY darkish eco-friendly yellow crimson blue WINNEBAGO 36 warp threads colour KEY purple blue WINNEBAGO 32 warp threads colour KEY crimson WINNEBAGO proven in colour at the again conceal. 36 warp threads colour KEY yellow blue KICKAPOO proven in colour at the again hide. 19 warp threads colour KEY purple gentle blue background—blue CROW 26 warp threads colour KEY black gentle blue red yellow pink CROW proven in colour at the inside of entrance hide. 36 warp threads colour KEY purple red yellow background—light blue SIOUX 34 warp threads colour KEY crimson orange white background—royal blue *Begin repeat in opposite. SIOUX proven in colour at the again disguise. 21 warp threads colour KEY pink eco-friendly army blue paintings A to B, then C to A for entire motif. eleven SAUK & FOX fifty one warp threads colour KEY crimson black yellow orange CHIPPEWA 12 warp threads colour KEY gold darkish eco-friendly gentle eco-friendly SAUK & FOX proven in colour at the again hide. 26 warp threads colour KEY pearl black yellow Repeat from * to * for development. SAUK & FOX 21 warp threads colour KEY black yellow pink SAUK & FOX sixteen warp threads colour KEY gentle blue crimson forest 35 warp threads colour KEY brown eco-friendly red forest 35 warp threads colour KEY army blue crimson WINNEBAGO 32 warp threads colour KEY blue purple eco-friendly CROW sixteen warp threads colour KEY medium blue background—pink mild blue DELAWARE proven in colour at the within entrance disguise. 26 warp threads colour KEY yellow white royal blue background—red SEMINOLE proven in colour at the entrance conceal. 31 warp threads colour KEY blue orange crimson yellow Repeat from * to * for trend. SEMINOLE proven in colour at the within entrance hide. 31 warp threads colour KEY brown black eco-friendly purple blue orange yellow PAWNEE fifty one warp threads colour KEY black orange eco-friendly yellow IROQUOIS 18 warp threads colour KEY black background—light blue BLACKFOOT proven in colour at the within entrance disguise.

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