Directions for Parachute:

4 Yards of fabric – cut in half

Sew French seam to make a square

Hem the edges and you have a DURABLE, INEXPENSIVE square parachute

Directions for Rainbow Rope:

12 Colors: 1/8 yard-cotton broadcloth

8 yards of 1” elastic

Stitch selvedge edges together (one LONG strip)

Fold right sides together & stitch leaving 6” unstitched on each end

Reverse the ‘rope’

Thread elastic through opening & stitch overlapping elastic creating a circle

Stitch remaining 4 ½ “ pieces to create full circle

Stitch the remaining opening closed