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 [...]
One question that comes up almost immediately in the flag design process is determining how big the silk should be, and therefore how much fabric you need for each flag. This is especially a concern for non-traditional sized poles, or if there are very large variances in the size of the members, to the point [...]
If you’re teaching a Regional A or Novice program there are many important details that compete for your attention. But as I watched the Novice class perform at a local competition last spring, one technical issue jumped out at me over and over: many of the students were not staying “in the toaster” with their [...]
reposted on CGE with permission of the author, originally posted September 28, 2010 on her blog, “One More Time, I Promise! … Now, Do it Again.” A few weeks ago I brought you pocket watch props. This week I present customized flags. As I previously stated, our theme this year is “It’s About Time”. We [...]
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 [...]
Reader Rosemarie Heite Molinary shares her appreciation of the new Designer’s Color Kit from McCormicks and explains how this new tool helped her involve her students in the design process.
"Play it Safe! Make sure your rubber stoppers are taped securely to your poles, otherwise the stopper and any bolts beneath could fly off and hit someone as the pole spins."