Bob & Charmayne's 1 meter Parasled class


The Parasled is a huge project, whether is is a 1 meter baby or a 1.5 or 2 meter size. We had 12 students brave enough to sign up, show up, stay up, and complete a kite. Participants brought the rectangular panels, some with graphics, some with appliqué, some plain, and one to receive a gorgeous dyed fabric insert later. The kit Bob and I put together contained the other 16 pieces, which formed the 3 tubes, plus all the bits and pieces needed. We are proud of each of the students. It is a large undertaking for a one-day class. Below are their pictures with the kite they made. Click on each to see the larger picture. Georgean's and Dave's kite were flying at Long Beach and I have added that picture. 


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Eric Sundblad with one of the 3 light yellow and black kites.

closeup and in flight

Georgean Curran and an intricate Celtic design. See her kite flying.

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The second light yellow and black. Was this planned?

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Ed Lindsay's  great grahpics made with 2" wide strips.

with the fabric panels and in flight

Dave Butler. Click to see the dyed fabric inserts Diane made.

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Karen Highfield and her beautiful flower garden.

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Butch Harviston and one of our favorite color combinations.

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Ken Conrad and his blue and yellow uneven stripe design.

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Hank Meacham and number 3 light yellow/black.

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Will Jones. Spots before your eyes!

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Larry Hazen. His VERY first kite. Way to go, Larry!

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Ken Forslund and his Kokopelli appliqué work.

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