You might think the only
place to find lines and shapes might be in math class, but there's
a whole world of design around you made up of shapes and lines.
Look closely to see the squares, circles, triangle, lines and
other shapes that make up the things around us. Architecture and
buildings are a great place to start, but why stop there? The
next projects require a lot of measuring and building to make
the lines and shapes that form designs. Your building blocks are
wood, paint, thread and fabric.
113-1 What's In a Name?:
See your own name, not as a word but as a structural shape to
be built upon. Lines and color patterns create the design.
113-2 Wood Quilting: Positioning shapes in decorative
patterns is what forms these beautiful wood quilt designs. Before
you add color or extras it's the shapes that make the pattern.
Lines and triangles make up this punch design from fabric squares.
This easy technique can be used with a variety of materials
113-4 Magic Yarn Ornaments: Learn the magic trick of
wrapping yarn lines over interesting shapes that you create
yourself with cardboard.
Tape - T's: Tape creates
the ground of lines and shapes that are the "resist"
area of this shirt. Sometimes what you don't paint is as important
as what you do!
113-6 Hands On Project: Learn about the outcome of the
first Hands on Project.
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