Porcupine quillwork is perhaps the oldest form of embroidery used by Native Americans. Quills were folded, twisted, wrapped, plaited and sewn using a wide range of techniques to decorate articles of clothing, bags, knife sheaths, baskets, wooden handles and pipe stems. This article includes the history, legends, quillwork dying, various methods of applying quills and more. It also include links to all the relevant online resources we could find.
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