Traditional Indian Crafts by Monte Smith includes complete illustrated instructions on all of the basics of leather, bone and feather crafts. Projects described are the bear claw necklace, imitation bone hairpipe breastplate, hairpipe breastplate, Sioux choker, ermine tail choker, tube & abalone choker, tube style choker, claw & hairpipe choker, single claw choker, mountain man choker, medicine pouch, small leather pouch, quilled medicine wheels, dance bell set, dance whistle, single feather, quilled single feather, dance bustle and warbonnet.
In addition, craft techniques described include porcupine quill wrapping, shaping feathers, how to size projects, using imitation sinew, how to antique bone, obtaining a "finished" look and hints on personalizing your projects. Traditional Indian Crafts is designed so that even the beginning craftsman can create authentic Indian crafts!
96 pp: 19 photos and many illustrations. SC