And then she shows them a number of her own creations. Students start to ooh and aah as they begin to see Principal Main as not only our school's "leader," but also as an artist with a life outside of Lafayette's walls.
Her Singer Featherweight sewing machine from the 40's is also an object of fascination… she shares how her mother taught her to sew and lets us know she still uses this lightweight quiet little powerhouse for most of her piecework. The patchwork quilt that the 5th graders produce for our auction takes on a new meaning.
|Our 2014 5th grade quilt during the quilting bee 2 weeks ago|
When March rolls around next year, we will sorely miss this great learning experience. I videoed her last presentation this year, but it just won't be the same!