Myaamia Activities Visual Arts

Creating a Ribbonwork Inspired Pattern


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How To Do It

  • Supplies: Paper, and any drawing supplies you have (pen, pencils, markers, crayons).
  • Draw lines of patterns using the common ribbonwork shapes below. Feel free to color them in.
  • Share your work with your partner.


  • What is your favorite pattern that you made? Why?
  • Have you ever sewn ribbonwork?
  • Where else have you seen patterns of ribonwork?
  • How does ribbonwork/Myaamia aesthetics connect us to one another?
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