How to Bead, Vol. 3 - Peyote Stitch DVD - This excellent guide for the beginning beadworker uses a large size model and step-by-step instructions that
will show you exactly how to produce authentic "gourd stitch" beadwork for fan handles, gourd rattles, and many other projects. Begin by learning how to make an eye-catching, American flag keychain, as well as zig-zags, straight lines and fancy shape designs.
Contains expert tips on gourd stitch from Rusty Lowe, an expert Creek/Seminole beadworker & craftsman and features examples of beaded articles related to the
video. Also included are suggestions on buying supplies and drawing designs, as well as actually beading and finishing your own project. 38 minutes.
Full Circle How to Bead DVDs
These instructive videos guide beginning beadworkers through projects, from buying supplies and drawing designs to actually beading and finishing a project. Beading tips from experienced beadworkers and instructions on modern adaptations & techniques are presented, along with examples of related beaded items. Each video shows how to bead step-by-step using "larger-than-life" examples and includes a printed instruction sheet. Each is approximately 30 minutes in length.
Native American Fan & Gourdstitch Beadwork Gallery
American Indian Flat Dance Fan Construction
Typical Native American Tribal Bead Color Preferences
About Full Circle (FC) & Indian Lore Seminar (ILS) Videos
Full Circle videos are selected for quality, content and authenticity and will help you learn all about Native American & Buckskinning craft techniques, outfits, dance styles and much more. Produced by master craft workers, long-time Buckskinners, and champion dancers themselves, they are the finest available to help you improve your skills and knowledge. Full Circle videos feature highly accomplished American Indian craftworkers and dancers, while Indian Lore Seminar videos are an hour or more in length and were conducted by an experienced craftsperson in the field, sharing the tips & techniques gained over many years of first-hand experience. Nothing is more valuable when learning a craft than observing an expert.