Besides the show, there will be hands-on displays. The boys took charge of working on the free-form tapestry. With this piece, anything goes-the design will evolve as it's woven:
Every bag has cord edging sewn to it when it is finished. Making these takes a fair bit of time and attention, so students who have completed their bags help out by twisting cords for other bags:
At least half a dozen students finished their pieces this morning. By the time I left the school, we had 10 finished bags and 3 which just needed their cords:
|K's bag: Note the pile knotting. The lighter blue knots were made by finger knitting yarns and then knotting them into the bag.|
The large tapestry? Here she is. I think the children are pleased; I know I am:
I'll be at Friday's event; after that, it's on to other things, for students, teachers and me. I'll let you know about the Gala evening in a few days.