More Tips for Sewing Plush(ies) in the Classroom!

Mahi-Mahi PlushI've taught hand-sewing (and sometimes hand-embroidery) in the Art classroom for over five years. Eek. That’s a scary number because it means I’m getting old. Yuck.Anyway.I written about plush (or plushies as the cool kids say) previously here, here, and here. The more I teach this (incredibly valuable) skill the more tips and tricks… Continue reading More Tips for Sewing Plush(ies) in the Classroom!

A Conference and an Exhibit

Whoo-Hoo! Come this Thursday, I will be Savannah, GA bound.I'm attending the Georgia Art Education Association Fall Conference in Savannah, GA. I'm very excited because this year I am making two presentations (both about projects I have not written about here, so new to you!), and exhibiting an artwork.I hope to see you there! If… Continue reading A Conference and an Exhibit

Tips for Creating Plush in the Classroom

This is my third year of including plush sculpture into my regular classroom curriculum. It has become, for my students, a rite of passage to be old enough to create the plush projects. The type of project and goals vary from year to year, but the classroom management basis remains the same: keep calm while… Continue reading Tips for Creating Plush in the Classroom