This week in CFS we were working in our textile design unit. We decided to make items we could donate to our community that we make. First we spent some time brainstorming to come up with ideas of what we could make. We ended up with a lot of different ideas but ended up voting for hats for cancer patients. The next day everyone wanted to re vote so we finally agreed on making supplies for the Greeley animal shelter.
As a class we decided to have each group make the product they wanted so our group chose paracord dog toys. First we measured 48 inches of the paracord then sectioned then of into groups of 4. We folded them in half and zip tied the rope tightly, a little too tight. Then we tied them (after a while because we all got confused) once they all tied (majority of them) we started tying the ends so the toy would not unravel then we burned the edges which was probably the hardest part because we did not wanted it be sharp so it would not hurt anyone.
Other groups did item such as no sew dog beds, t-shirt toys, sweater beds, and paracord dog toys. My favorite ones were the sweater bed because they were affordable easy to make and really comfy (even for me) we donated all the items to the shelter including other donations we accepted from some of the students.