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Michael Bootz
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March 9th, 2015, 7:39 pm #61

Quillsnkiko wrote:
Of course a lot of times the people doing the writing had no idea what they were seeing...or how to interpret it.
That's very true and what makes a lot of these accounts something between vague and unusable. I've read stuff like "add ground chocolate colored stone"...

Yes, I use mostly commercial leather. My tanning attempts were epic failures and getting hides and a place for smoking without bothering somebody are a problem.
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December 26th, 2015, 12:16 am #62

https://translate.google.com/translate? ... l=sv&tl=en

This is an old account of some of the things that were used by some natives to dye quills. Quills
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Michael Bootz
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December 29th, 2015, 11:20 pm #63

Gotta read that one, thanks for posting!
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March 11th, 2018, 8:53 pm #64

Michael I don't know if you are on Facebook but Duanna Tucker has a LOT of very very good videos on her doing different projects. They are excellent. Quills
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March 11th, 2018, 9:37 pm #65

Michael Bootz wrote: Thought I'd post some more stuff I've done with natural dyes (all long ago, though). I think I've posted all of these elswhere, but so they are together in one thread.











Your work is beautiful Michael....so precise as is most everything you do....Quills
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March 11th, 2018, 9:38 pm #66

Thought I would bump this up top again. Trying to put back some pictures to that got removed when Photo Bucket went south. Quills
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March 11th, 2018, 11:00 pm #67

Artisiatic work Mike.Although your your own worst critic I'm sure.I still only bead here.I have brain tanned for quite a few years.I have assorted pieces craft worthy size.Probably cost an arm and a leg to send though and it would have to be sent correctly labeled too to avoid custom charging theives of the government also.
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