Images used with permission under a creative commons licence, and available for reuse and modification. Images combined by Dawn Cartwright. Original attribution as follows:
Knit tile https://www.flickr.com/photos/84564583@N08/11167374364/ user:Sharandra
crochet blanket: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dainec/2911908161/ User: Aine
quilt: https://www.flickr.com/photos/trilliumdesign/8279302632/ user: Trilliumdesign
cross stitch: ttps://www.flickr.com/photos/grjenkin/2210667638/ user: Gary Jenkin
embroidery: https://flic.kr/p/4M545f user: constanza
weaving: https://flic.kr/p/99egC6 user: Fiona Dix
applique: https://flic.kr/p/mf9STX user: Wendy Gratz
Step 1: Explore!
There are many different textile arts, although this class focuses mainly on knit and/or crochet. (If you are passionate or curious about another form, discuss the possibilities with your teacher!)
1. Check out these links to get an overview of the differences between knit, crochet, applique, cross stitch, embroidery, quilting, or weaving.
2. Choose ONE of these techniques to research. In a product of your choosing (video, written report, audio clip, digital poster, etc., ) fulfill the following criteria:
3. Check your email for your invite to the WRSD Flex Learning Textiles Community. Accept the invite, and post your product to the community with the hashtag #explore.