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Stitching Up History How To Make Twisted Fringe on Brain Tan

Stitching Up History How To Make Twisted Fringe on Brain Tan

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Do not braid tightly! Make it loose like a braided bread roll. You can tell if it is loose enough when you are done if the braid itself does not kink up ...

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Stitching Up History: How To Make Twisted Fringe on Brain Tan Leather

Perhaps this is not a problem with modern tanned hides, but with brain tan it is.

Right handed Folks should cut left to right, lefties right to left. Hold the fringe to be cut in your left hand and slide the scissors up the strand pulling ...

Also, make sure not to wet the main body of the dress as this will leave watermarks, you will end up with a little around the seam where the fringe joins, ...

I then gently twisted each group being careful not to over twist at the top or at the ends. Do not over tighten, it will never dry and will overstretch the ...

How to Make a Fringed Leather Bag

Stitching Up History: Selecting the Hides for My Two Hide Fold Over Elk Dress

Brain tanned buckskin skirt: Handmade by: Daughter of the Sun www.daughterofthesun.etsy.com

I then took the dress inside and put on the dress form and let dry for 24 hours, making sure that none of the braids were still damp by loosening a braid ...

Clean you scissor blades and oil often, make sure no oil remains on the blades to stain the leather, (impossible to ever remove, better stiff scissors than ...

Stitching Up History: Selecting the Hides for My Two Hide Fold Over Elk Dress

Adding Gussets, Welts and Sewing Side Seams

How My Pre Contact Plains Two Hide Brain Tan Elk Dress Compares with museum Dresses

You may think I'm departing from custom a bit by making and wearing a brain tan corset under my two hide dress, but I do have valid reasons.

Stitching Up History: How To Make Twisted Fringe on Brain Tan Leather | bags | Pinterest | Tan leather, Brain and Stitch

Buckskin Outfits | Buckskin Dresses

We've had a week off, so I've jumped right into a project that has been years in the planning and research. I'm recreating an Elk Hide dress that hasn't ...

My Two Hide Brain Tan Elk Dress Begins To Take Shape!

This is a Pre Contact Garment

This could not be done with the corset laying flat as it would have rumpled and bulged in the unexpected places, it simply had to be corrected on the form ...

Preparing to Cut the Fold Over Yoke Edge on The 2 Hide Dress

Dresses I Have Made In The Past

After finally making the decision to shape the dress on more traditional lines as per my visit to the Chicago Field History Museum, I marked and cut the ...

How to tan a hide at home for deer, rabbit, elk & other animals using various methods like brain tanning, bark tanning or salt only.

Close up, sorry about focus entire edge of fringe and cut edge brushed

After wearing my totally period incorrect Brain Tan Corset for a few days to break it in, I found the top and bottom edges folding out and downward in ...

Stitching Up History: How To Make Twisted Fringe on Brain Tan Leather | bags | Pinterest | Tan leather, Brain and Stitch

These pictures show my first fitting, I now realize I have to do a bit more trimming to get the shape I need, but so far the top fits great and I ...

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Buckskin Pants

1/4 inch fringe on a curve, also roughed up afterwards

Sorry I haven't posted much, have been busy editing materials collected at the Chicago Field History Museum, which will not only turn out to be a ...

Inside out, gusset and welts pinned in place

After cutting out the front and back, I then used an old fully boned colonial dress top that I no longer cared for as the lining, boning and all, ...

I then made a 1" cut towards the body of the dress, through both edges, which allowed the dress to hang free and gave me the ability to join the side seam ...

Taped 2 Hide Pattern Back

I am making this dress to wear in the kitchen, since this particular leather is actually washable, (we'll see!)

Buffalo Hides and Elk-horn Scrapers

Braintan Buckskin Skirt With Natural Dye Willow Designs--"Night Harmonies" on Etsy

Two Hide Strap Dress Project

How to Tan a Deer Hide In Your Bathtub | Field & Stream

SILVER FLOWER MARTY - super soft, made of brown deerskin with a 7" brown and gold deerskin fringe. The floral centerpiece draws the eye, and is surrounded ...

Buckskin Revolution: A guide to sewing with brain-tanned buckskin.

Gusset pinned in place right side out

The dress features a false deer tail at the neckline that seems to also be a small storage pouch.

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I then scrunched it, twisted it, balled it up to see what wear would do

Braintan Buckskin Skirt With Natural Dye by Nightflyingclothes, $325.00

Ojibway and Cree Two Hide Strap Dress Project Progress - Two Cousins Meet!!

Yet Another

Warning: Artists at Work! Old Antique Dress Form Punked Out!

Here you see the top edge tightly wrapped glued down in place.

Smoke tanned. Cloth lining. Green cloth trim. Beadwork designs all white outlined. Vaguely floral shapes. Fur ruff at cuff of sleeve. Fringe.

Pre Contact Native American Woven Textiles, (Cloth), Sewing and Hide Tools

In a previous post, I showed you how to bark tan salmon skins . The result was an incredible patterned leather that is surprisingly strong.

Mountain Man Brain-tanned Buckskin by PrimitiveandthePriss on Etsy

How to tan a hide at home for deer, rabbit, elk & other animals using various methods like brain tanning, bark tanning or salt only.

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1/4 inch fringe cut from flesh side on top 1/2 inch fringe on bottom

How to tan a hide at home for deer, rabbit, elk & other animals using various methods like brain tanning, bark tanning or salt only. Tan with fur on or off.

Fibers loosened dry method

1960s Large Pants 36 Waist 33 Inseam 36x33 Men Western Boho Hippie Burning Man Fringed Leather Buckskin North Beach Native American Indian

Gusset triangle on right, fringe welt on left

One inch cut towards body of garment

Here are the necklaces I have put together, I have been collecting glass trade beads for years so I opted to make some necklaces for presents and ...

Stitching Up History: How To Make Twisted Fringe on Brain Tan Leather | Leather: Creations & How To | Pinterest | Tan leather, Brain and Stitch

Sorry I haven't posted much, have been busy editing materials collected at the Chicago Field History Museum, which will not only turn out to be a ...

What Native American Women Wore - Pre Contact: Two Hide Strap Dress

Stitching Up History: How To Make Twisted Fringe on Brain Tan Leather | tanning | Pinterest | Tan leather, Brain and Stitch

Long fringe, twisted fringe and short fringe feathered sharp cut edge on far right

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How to Make Leather Fringe By Hand

1960s Large Pants 36 Waist 33 Inseam 36x33 Men by TopangaHiddenT

Brain tan deer hide primitive mountain man possibles bag/ hunting pouch. Decorated with Hudson

Easiest way to Tan a Deer Hide Using vinegar, salt, and baking soda

You'll look great in this simple hand-sewn buckskin work shirt with fringe. $330 (most sizes)

Braintan Buckskin Deerskin Coat - Braintan buckskin clothing by Night Flying Clothes on Etsy

Brain tanning is one of the oldest known methods of tanning hides or pelt. Here's

Scraping a deer hide in preparation for traditional brain tanning

With a mixture of brains and other animal fats, this Dakota woman hand rubs the buffalo hide to help soften the leather so it could be made into robes, ...

Take your hunting to the next level and tan the deer hides after cutting up the meat. Deer hides are used to make leather jackets or boots or as wall decor.

Buckskin Hoodie.

Here's my latest dress, a nice little number of the Eastern Pre Contact one shoulder variety. It's made from vegetable tanned Elk hide suede.

Braintan a deer hide

Vintage Brain Tan Buckskin Mountain Man pants or Britches 34-36" waist. Pants are short to be worn with leggins or high top moccasins/boots

Traditional Parfleche & Hide Tanning to Make Buckskin Leather | The Wolf College

Another pinner said: This is the best DIY tanning instructions I've ever found

I created the pattern for these buckskin pants by simply tracing a pair of jeans.

Even basic work shirts can look good with a red wool bib and plenty of twisted fringe. This one is made of smoked antelope leather. $330 (most sizes)

Stitching Up History: How To Make Twisted Fringe on Brain Tan Leather | bags | Pinterest | Tan leather, Brain and Stitch

brain tanning hides, brain-tan, Harmony Cronin, primitive skills, traditional methods

Here's my latest dress, a nice little number of the Eastern Pre Contact one shoulder variety. It's made from vegetable tanned Elk hide suede.

This authentic-looking garment features twisted fringe and wool trim. $330 (most sizes)

I watched a PBS Series last night about First contact between Native and European peoples on the continent and it led me to do some more searches for ...