Thursday, May 3, 2012

4th grade symmetrical stitching

We studied tapestry designs from around the world before the students started their own symmetrical sketch.  I had them trace the sketch onto burlap with a marker first so we could see their plan.  Next, all colors were open to them as long as they kept their overall design symmetrical.  They are loving this project.  I even heard a boy say, in response to my reminding him of our lesson for the day, "Yes...I just LOVE stitching," which totally made my day!

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