Have your school sew a button blanket of the image design of your choice. Design suggestions: Your School Logo, Salmon, Bear, A Yukon Scene, the seasons, Fireweed, Raven, etc... The older grades can design the image; the whole school will sew buttons onto the blanket. The artist will provide instructions as to how to choose a design, the steps to assemble a button blanket, and how to sew the buttons on to it.
|Maximum Class Size||Whole school in groups or one class|
|Time Required||Design: 4-8 hoursSewing: 4-8 hours|
|Material Required||Supplied by artist. (Wool, buttons, sewing needles, thread, beads)|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Availability||September - June|
Rhoda was born and raised in the Yukon, is a member of the Tahltan Nation and is a passionate First Nation culture promoter, educator and artist. She has a studio in Atlin, B.C., where you can find her sewing, beading, painting, and moose tufting, writing, or preparing for school teaching sessions. Rhoda has been working in Yukon schools for over 10 years and has been teaching for over 30 years. She is available to do small or big projects, in all communities, has worked in every grade level and is Available for Sky is the Limit projects.