Quick peek of Shield process

I thought I would give a quick peek of the shields I am working on; it’s still calfskin- since I am past the mark of where I am nearly at – I thought I’d still with what am making.  With the child parka I will make out of caribou and squirrels. 

My glasses on my nose and zooming into vision

I can see clearly now 🎼.  Light and microscope helping with the progress.  

My shield “❤️Jesus first”

The tassels will be half inch wide.  Here is a mess to get them going;

Tassels prep

Now the good news; eldest daughter going to state tennis tournament 😆❤️🌸

Author: Nasek'taq

Alaska Native Artist. Yup'ik woman from Akiacuaq (Akiachak) Alaska. I am in the process of making a Yup'ik woman's traditional fancy parka and a child size parka made out of Arctic Ground Squirrel and other Alaskan furs.