Beading on Velveteen/Velvet can be tricky, but it is beautiful and worth the extra work! Our tip today shows how we tack down tracing paper on velvet for easier beading/patterning. Keep an eye on our instagram Lives for deeper dives into Moccasin Making! Did you miss our last tip?
The 2020 Duluth News Tribune Lifestyle Gift Guide features Heart Berry! This year's gift guide brings together local artisans and this year has featured Heart Berry's Great Water Hoodie! We love this hoodie and no matter how many times we threaten to retire it we always bring the Lake Superior image back by popular demand.
"Being at the heart of connection." Howes describes how cultural art, Ojibwe design, and running a business builds community in this interview with Jaida Grey Eagle from Minnesota Public Radio. Howes was named an Indigenous Changemakers as part of Minnesota Public Radio's series alongside Lieutenant Peggy Flanagan, Author Brenda Child, and a host of incredible Indigenous Minnesotans. Read the MPR feature here:
Heart Berry zoomed it up with Chez Oxendine from Tribal Business News to share about our business model, open up about her mentorship with Louie and Gong and the Inspired Natives Project, and doing tribal business during the Covid-10 Pandemic. Read the interview here:
The Good Seed- Wild Rice and other ways of Reclaiming As Anishinaabe Ojibwe people, we believe in utilizing our art as a way to bring together our value system with business, our communities, and our stories. What we see and carry on us influences what we think is important. We all want to be that nike ad right? Full of life, vitality, epicNess. Our Good Seed Collection represents a driving force in artist Howes' life and in her work. "I started going wild rice harvesting just about five years ago. There is something so magical about being out on the lake with the Manoomin stalks curved over the boat. Ricing reminds me alot of doing beadwork. It's alot of work and we...