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Finalize & Create!

After completing their mini version, girls did one final sketch on vellum that took into account any changes made during the miniature editing session.


Let the sewing begin!


With their final pieces chosen and with sketches in hand the next step is to bring their creations to life. After creating a materials list we headed off to the fabric store to stock up on fabrics, tulle, feathers and even some fur!


SEW! SEW! SEW!

In order to start learning about sewing we started by making scrunchies!



They then practiced sewing on square pieces, learned a bit about patterns, cutting, pinning, sewing and began to create their pieces.


THE FINAL PIECES EMERGE!

Over the course of the next month, girls made choices and problem-solved, fixed sewing machines and learned how to gather fabric, applied fabric paint and liquid watercolor to design their hand-painted fabric, and adjusted for each step as their creations emerged,



Next Up: THE FINAL PIECES!


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