We're all very excited, and nervous, but I'm sure she'll be fine. In New Zealand they can start from their fifth birthday so the New Entrant classroom gets a steady stream of children throughout the year. I should know - my last two years teaching was with this age group. They're delightful, enthusiastic and ready to burst into the world of learning. K will be no exception, especially as she is already telling us that she wants to be a teacher when she grows up - though we are still encouraging the farming idea. :-)
Little Things to Sew' backpack), and made it again, but bigger! I used this post from 'Siestas and Sewing' to give me guidelines on how big I should make it and I really appreciated the information - especially the hint Cindy gave that the straps need to be as close to the top as possible.
|K's original backpack - made to the LTTS pattern by 'Santa'.|
J-Wo sews'. Thanks J-Wo! The fabric panel was about 80cm long and 110 wide - but I had no trouble cutting out the main parts. I managed to put New Zealand at a prime spot - and the rest worked from there. It is an old map (includes 'USSR') and is not very accurately printed as our eagle eyes have already spied some geographical errors.
I'm linking this to 'Bartacks and Singletracks' 'Little Things to Sew - Cover to Cover Challenge'. It only my second (different) project - but I have plenty of other ideas!
This is also number 77 in my Oliver+S personal count. :-)