Last month I promised a guard-themed craft or crochet project per month. I almost let November run away from me… but just under the wire I’m back with craft project #2! And this one I LOVE! Bus Pillows made from Upcycled Guard T-shirts with Crochet Edgings Before I start with the step-by-step let me just [...]
Author Archive: Sara Field
Sara Field is the guard program director for Lake Hamilton Public Schools, near Hot Springs, AR, overseeing the High School and Junior High fall and winter guards. Under her tenure the guard program has grown to involve over 130 performers through the fall and winter seasons. She is a graduate of Henderson State University, where she performed as a color guard member for the Showband of Arkansas. Though her performance background began with baton (hence the love of all things glitter), Sara has taught guard across Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma. Sara is an active clinician and adjudicator for numerous winter guard circuits. She is proud to have served as a staff member for the past five WGI World Championships. Sara and her husband Bryan live in Pearcy, AR, with their son Liam.
Does your guard get cute, new spirit shirts each season? Why not put the empty space on the back of the shirt to work for your program? Several years ago, we began selling ad space on the back of our winter guard shirts. Five years and over $15,000 raised later, it’s become the staple [...]
Everyone needs more money in their budget. Let’s face it, when times get tough Fine Arts get cut first, and color guard budgets tend to be at the top of the cutting list within Fine Arts programs. Every organization in your school is looking for a low cost and creative way to raise funds. While [...]
We’ve all seen beautiful flags, glistening in the contest afternoon sunshine, alive and vibrant with carefully applied sequins. Gorgeous, fabulous, and let’s face it one more thing we can apply sparkle to in the fall, these flags can enhance the design aspect of any show. So, you jump onto the sequin band wagon, but then [...]