Pattern Design Activities for Kids
by Don McCunn

Using a Paper Towel

Initial Paper Project
compared to Towel

Copy paper can be stiff which shows the point at the end of the dart. Paper towel is softer and more like fabric so there is less of a point. This steps below show how to use a paper towel.

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3
  1. Make a copy of the Master Pattern and cut it out.
  1. Tape the pattern to a sheet of paper towel.
  1. Cut around the pattern except at the very top.
Step 4 Step 5 Finished Project
  1. Now cut the top.
  1. Remove the pattern from the towel.
  1. Use the pattern to fold the towel down at the Waist, then tape the towel as described for Using Darts.