Tapa Cloth

Household Arts

Requirements

  • What are the main uses of Tapa cloth?
  • Know three different ways that Tapa cloth is made in the Pacific Islands.
  • Know the trees used for making Tapa cloth in your area.
  • Explain the following:
    • Explain the steps in making Tapa cloth and then demonstrate your knowledge by making a 1/2 meter square Tapa cloth.
    • Explain the process of dyeing Tapa cloth using natural dyes and decorate your tapa cloth.
  • Make a collection of a number of different types of Tapa cloth designs and outline the purpose for which they were used.


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