Embroidery Contest 2012
Entry # 26
Dragonfly - Native American Dance Shawl:
"Design was created with Folk Style Decorative Motif Set
. This is a 68 continuous design; using several hooping to achieve this look. The dragonflies are sewn using a Mylar technique so the dragonflies will sparkle..
Traditionally the Native American woman is to wear regalia in the dance arena. If the woman does not have regalia on than she is to cover herself with a shawl or blanket inside the dance arena.
The Dragonfly symbol can vary in meaning from one Native American tribe to another. The Dragonfly symbol was to signify happiness, speed and purity. The dragonfly also represents transformation and life's ever constant process of change."
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