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Re: lots of neckties and some ideas

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Mon, 20 Apr 2099 23:26:52 -0400


When I went to the national conference in New Orleans a few years ago there
was a workshop where they painted the large part of the tie with white latex
and decorated them with everything imaginable that could be painted or glued
on. They were neat, but it was a workshop I only saw the results of and
asked about. Linda K. in Iowa
-----Original Message-----
From: MPBC90 <MPBC90>
To: artsednet.edu <artsednet.edu>
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 1999 3:42 AM
Subject: Re: lots of neckties and some ideas

>In a message dated 4/19/99 11:03:36 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>owner-artsednet-digest.edu writes:
>
><<
> Speaking of neckties. I have a box of real ones in need of a good
project.
> ANY IDEAS. I can't seem to throw anything away. Mary
> >>
>This was not a class "ART" project, but near Thanksgiving this year, our
4th
>grade teacher took brown construction paper and made a huge turkey
>body(roundish, around 15 inches in diameter) with head/beak/red wiggley
>thing), and stapled this to her bulletin board. Then she stapled a ton of
>ties radiating from it like colorful feathers. Perhaps each student could
>design their own patterned neckties (with your stash as "inspiration" for
>each individual's pattern...look at those textures, too!), cut them out and
>one could make a Turkey display of one class and their pattern lesson
>results. THEN/OR maybe the students could use their cuttout tie (feather)
>and use it for this idea I saw (somewhere) for a Father's Day card that
opens
>in the middle (like a mans suit coat) to reveal the entire dress shirt
(sans
>arms, just a collar, a couple of buttons) below the TIE (which has been
glued
>at the "knot" so as to blow)! A personal message could be written inside,
>like, oh, say, Happy FAther's Day Dad....love, ME. (wait, better get a
name,
>if you have to GRADE them!)
>Just an idea or two. I am thinking of you.
>mp
>