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19th Century Plains Indian Dresses
by Susan Jennys
This book is a comprehensive craft guide on women's dresses of the Northern, Central and Southern Plains, as well as the Plateau. The author provides historical background about the tribal styles in vogue from the time of Lewis and Clark to the beginning of the reservation period. Highly detailed instructions on how to recreate both cloth and hide dresses are augmented ...more
Paperback, 98 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Crazy Crow Trading Post (TX)
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From start to finish, this book is beautifully designed and written (by several well-known craftsmen/women to boot). A thorough how-to directed towards the dressmaker - styles, tribal customs, accessories, drawings, color photos... this book contains it all. Instructions and patterns are included for several different styles of dress, all categorized by their correct tribal background. A definite must for anyone considering making a dress!!