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Unit 3-African Textiles

What techniques can we use to create our own textiles?

As a class we looked at different examples of African textiles and discussed how they are made, with what, for what and by whom.

zimbawean potato print

Kenyan kanga

Intro to patterns, what they are and how they work. Using graph paper we did our own examples of translation, rotation, and reflection.

Our own attempt at zimbabwean potato printing;

Shuren and Namuun carving their designs

Min Woo and co inking the potatoes

time to print!

sunniva hard at work

Finnished quilt

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