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RE: Burlap


From: Kimberly Herbert (kimberly)
Date: Fri Jul 28 2000 - 19:29:18 PDT

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    Just a word of caution, I can't cut the burlap we bought a while back. Every
    time I tried it set off my asthma. Keep in mind you might need an
    alternative incase one of your kids is sensitive to it.

    Kimberly Herbert (kimberly)
    CAM Administrator
    San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts/Children's Art Museum

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    Subject: Burlap

    Hello all,

    I'm putting together my lesson plans for the upcoming year, and am trying
    to think of ideas using burlap. I have a ton of dusty old burlap in a
    variety of colours and can't really think of what to do with it. I thought
    of soft sculptures (which might be fun, because I know that my students
    were really taken with Oldenberg's Giant Hamburger) but I am afraid that
    since it is such a loose weave that it might be hard to sew and stuff. If
    anyone has any interesting ideas for burlap, I would really appreciate
    them. I teach grade 7 and 8. (Another thing I have a lot of - and can't
    immediately think of a use for - is a sort of really thin bamboo which is
    twisted into a spiral; it might actually be some sort of dried vine)

    Thanks,

    Laura

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