Grade 3 have been working slowly and patiently at their stitching. They have learnt a variety of different stitches and have used these to design their own bookmark using words or symbols that are important to them. Sometimes the stitches get all tangled and sometimes there have been awful tear inducing knots. But we have learnt patience and we have learnt that sewing can be frustrating but also therapeutic and rewarding too.
In the second part of our fibre and fabric unit we will look at weaving and some people in grade 3 have already begun to practice this new technique by going round and round in circles….