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Re: Last Minute Weaving Tips

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Fran Marze (
Sun, 22 Mar 1998 11:29:57 -0500 (EST)

I haven't taught elem art or weaving in over 17 years but remember using
Pringles cans. Amazing--old ideas still going strong.

On Mon, 16 Mar 1998, freckles spots wrote:

> >I'm going to be starting weaving with my 4th and 5th grade classes this
> >week. Are there any good tips you could give me- things to do, stress,
> or
> >to avoid, successes, approaches, etc.?
> >Thanks.
> >
> Here is a good tip for yarn storage.
> Get Pringles cans. Cut a slit in the top. Place a skein of yarn down
> into the can. Pull the yarn from THE MIDDLE of the skein thru the hole
> in the top. Tell the students to make sure they leave some of the yarn
> out of the top when they cut it so it will not fall into the can. Also
> tell the students, that ONLY YOU can remove the lid and fix the yarn.
> This has always worked wonders for me.
> Judy
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