Note: To protect the privacy of our members, e-mail addresses have been removed from the archived messages. As a result, some links may be broken.

Lesson Plans

Re: Tartan Design

[ Thread ][ Subject ][ Author ][ Date ]
Becky Alexander (Bekalex)
Mon, 3 Mar 1997 17:41:19 -0800

Respond to this message.

Would it be a regularly repeated radial symmetry? (g)
(Plaids are a good lesson in
>symmetry....actually its double and bottom, left and
> there a word for double symmetry?)
>Marilyn Juda-Orlandi
>>From: "Sears, Ellen" <>
>>Date: Fri, 28 Feb 97 10:34:00 PST
>>Subject: Ireland/Germany - Tartan Plaid>>>
>>My sister-in-law did some needlework where she developed a plaid by using a
>>person's birthday. It could be done on graph paper with 3 colors (D/M/Y)
>>if you didn't have the time to make a small weaving.
>>A pattern was created with stripes for the date (thickness depended on the
>>numeral) , then the paper was rotated 90? and the pattern was repeated
>>That became that person's plaid...
>>I can get the specifics to you if you are interested.
>>Just a thought.
>>I would also check the back issues of Pieceworks magazine - it is a
>>resource for craft and history (and a simple project is usually included.)
>>Beautiful magazine...
> >Ellen

Respond to this message.