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Re: calligraphy ideas?

From: skygeoff
Date: Mon May 22 2000 - 05:31:36 PDT

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    I'm sorry for all the confusion. I just typed in "frakturs" with a "k" and got
    loads more results. It seems it can be spelled either way. I did better using the
    k spelling.

    skygeoff wrote:

    > Dear Leah,
    > I have a great calligraphy project for you. Have the children make early
    > American Fracturs. These are birth or wedding announcements done in calligraphy
    > on parchment paper. We used the golden yellow parchment paper and burned the
    > edges. You could also tear them and color them brown. The children made
    > announcements about their own births or the birth of a sibling or a new
    > baby-to-be. They made wedding announcements for their parents. Some even made
    > birth announcements for their pets. They said things like: "On this day, the
    > fourth of June, Joe So-and-So was born". There may be a website on fracturs.
    > My lesson on fracturs was published in Susan Rodriguez' book "Culture Smart".
    > They really were a hit with the parents, too.
    > Sky
    > ---


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