Two-needle applique ring tutorial

CPN member Stormy Hunter stressed that there are several approaches to beaded applique, and the tutorial featured here reflects the best method for her personal style.

Tips for making regalia

Wanting to make her own regalia to dance at Family Reunion Festival, Tribal member Reva Wolf began sewing 10 years ago after taking an applique class at the Cultural Heritage Center.

Made with love, gifted with prayers

Barb Smith noticed the need for some colorful, pretty lap robes at the CPN Elder Village in Rossville, Kansas in April. The wheels started turning, and she enlisted the help of Felicia Brown to join her in making some new ones for the facility. As of mid-September, they had made 110.

Threaded with care

Potawatomi artisan Peggy Hancock Kinder’s artistic outlets span all forms of needlework from hand-tied shawls, hand-stitched ribbon work, aprons and other regalia to beaded applique earrings and beaded fan handles.

FireLake Gifts featured items of the week: November 16-22

One great way to start learning about crafting and regalia making is to start practicing with instruction. Well we’ve got some kits from Chichester Crafts and Missouris River that can help get you started. FireLake Gift Shop has many items like these at similarly affordable prices which can be seen in our store located inside Read More »