A windmill string art pattern has been added to the String Art Fun website. String art pictures are made with nails and string on a wooden base. The windmill pattern can be worked in silver string, thread, wool or thin wire on a black felt background.
The pattern size is approximately 300 mm x 210 mm (12 x 8½ inches). It is delivered by download to your computer in PDF format.
Primary school teachers looking for a fun maths project for the Christmas term will find it at the String Art Fun website. The string art maths projects are suitable for Key Stage 2 Maths (8 – 11 years old). They include numbered patterns and maths questions sheets.
Designs can be created with pencils and ruler or drawing pins (thumb tacks) and string / wool.
There is a free maths project featuring a Christmas pudding with holly.
String art picture making has much in common with prick and stitch card making. It uses nails hammered into a backing board and coloured wool or string to create the design.
Six new religious string art patterns have been added to the String Art Fun website. The patterns are a plain cross, a decorative cross, a cross on a hill, a dove, a girl praying and an angel.
The pattern size is approximately 300 mm x 210 mm (12 x 8½ inches). They are delivered by download to your computer in PDF format.
The patterns are available individually and in a value pack of six patterns for the price of five individual patterns.
The patterns are in the Religious section of the String Art Fun website.
A string art pattern featuring a sea shell has been added to the pattern collection at the String Art Fun web site. If you are a string art enthusiast or fancy having a go at string art this is an easy pattern to start with.
I designed the pattern after receiving a request from string art enthusiast Linda, who said “I am a teacher in a low-income area and would really like to have my students create a nautilus shell using string art”…
String art picture making has much in common with prick and stitch card making. It uses nails hammered into a backing board and coloured wool or string to create the design. If you would like to try your hand at string art there is a free candle pattern available from the String Art Is My Craft web site…
Way back in the swinging 1960s I was given a string art kit for Christmas. The kit had silver string, black felt for the background, a backing board and lots of nails. The picture was a sailing boat. I had great fun making the picture and it hung proudly in the hall for many years…