The children are learning how to create patchwork. They use square shaped card and fabric. We have taught them to tack their fabric to card and subsequently stitch them together. The aim is produce a waistcoat or an item they can wear. All the fabric is recycled and the card templates are from scraps of card.
Using an instruction sheet.
Concentrating on their sewing.
Preparing squares for the patchwork.
Helping each other to sew together.
A waistcoat front is nearly finished.
Sewing squares together.
Concentrating from some Year 4 girls.
Nearly finished to make a top.
Working towards making a bag.
Enough squares for a waistcoat back.
Making sure there are no holes.
Stitching needs to be tightly sewn.
Checking the layout.
Over stitching to sew the squares.
Matching the coloured squares.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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