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.
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.
Floral patterns have remained a prominent style for hundreds of years. However, as with any clothing or ornamental dress, time influences characteristics and ideas of fashion.
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 »