Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house everyone had wrapped presents except me. Not a shop was open not even a the local craft store. Oh $#!+ eh; what to do... Make a purse. A purse/bag like those ones from Naruto are pretty cool, how 'bout one of those.
Um, don't know how...
Figure it out quick...
By making this bag, students will develop skills in working with various materials and tools as well as problem solving through the project as they encounter pitfalls such as alignment with a variable medium. The theme throughout is working from a general plan while "figuring it" out as you go.
What makes this project super awesome is that it's natural materials and built to last. In our disposable crap culture we need to shift toward durable things that can be repaired. This bag has no zippers, velcro or snaps to wear out and is simple to repair. The exposed stitching may wear out but you can fix that easy. Make and fix, since our environmentally sustainable future is DIY.
While I've got your attention remember to check out my Bamboo Time Machine
(I plan to make a feature documentary about it... when I get some proper funding). And Surfing the Waste my musical documentary about dumpster diving.
Here's how to: