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Green-Handcraft (Scouts Australia)

Complete 3 projects, each 1 from a different category:

  • 1

    Fibre

    • 1

      Weave a hanging or any other item such as a “dream catcher” using any fibre of your choice and natural objects.

    • 2

      Print, stamp or stencil a design on fabric such as a t-shirt, bag or wall hanging.

    • 3

      Use any fibre, twine or raffia and appropriate knots to make an example of French knitting, macrame or netting.

    • 4

      Sew an item such as a stuffed toy or embroider using a sewing machine or by hand.

  • 2

    Wood or Metal

    • 1

      Construct a gift such as a toy, key rack or towel rail using “off cuts” and basic tools in a safe way.

    • 2

      Construct a model or figurine from a basic wooden or metal kit. Paint and decorate the model.

    • 3

      Emboss a design of your choice into a piece of metal shim such as copper or aluminum.

  • 3

    Plastic or Leather

    • 1

      Make a plaited key ring using plastic, raffia or leather thonging.

    • 2

      Make a leather gift with a simple stamped design embossed on the strip.

    • 3

      Make a brooch or friendship token using plastic or other material pieces and jewelry findings.

  • 4

    International Pursuit

    • 1

      Decorate an egg for a gift and talk to your examiner about a culture or country that decorates eggs at a festive time.

    • 2

      Collect 2 pictures or 2 pieces of handcraft from another country and explain to your examiner the functions or use of the handcrafts and from which country they came from.

    • 3

      Make and example of a piece of handcraft from another country and explain to the examiner how you made it.