Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1918 Guide Handbook - Weaver - Yellow-Handcraft


Knitting, netting, patch-work, basket-making, etc.

1920 Guide Handbook - Weaver - Yellow - Handcraft


Knitting, netting, patchwork, basket-making, etc.

1921 POR - Weaver Badge


A Brownie may qualify for the Weaver's Badge by passing any three of the following tests: 

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Make a small patch-work quilt or patch-work table cloth.

6) Weave a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1924 POR - Weaver Badge


A Brownie may qualify for the Weaver's Badge by passing any three of the following tests: 

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Make a small patch-work quilt or patch-work table cloth.

6) Weave a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1930 POR - Weaver Badge


A Brownie may qualify for the Weaver's Badge by passing any three of the following tests: 

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Make a small patch-work quilt or patch-work table cloth.

6) Weave a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1931 POR - Weaver Badge


A Brownie may qualify for the Weaver's Badge by passing any three of the following tests: 

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Make a small patch-work quilt or patch-work table cloth.

6) Weave a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1932 POR - Weaver Badge


Have passed any three of the following tests: 

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Make a small patch-work quilt or patch-work table cloth.

6) Weave a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1935 POR - Weaver Badge


Have passed any three of the following tests: 

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Make a small patch-work quilt or patch-work tablecloth.

6) Weave a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1938 POR - Weaver Badge


Have passed any three of the following tests: 

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Weave a useful article in wool, using a heddle, a circular cardboard loom, or a straight loom.  (not less than 10 in. by 7 in.).

6) Weave a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1939 POR - Weaver Badge


Have passed any three of the following tests: 

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Weave a useful article in wool, using either a heddle, circular cardboard loom, or a straight loom.  (not less than 10 in. by 7 in.).

6) Weave a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1943 POR - Weaver Badge


Have passed any three of the following tests: 

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Weave a useful article in wool, using either a heddle, circular cardboard loom, or a straight loom.  (Not less than 10 in. by 7 in.)

6) Make a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1947 POR - Weaver Badge


Have passed any three of the following tests:

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Weave a useful article in wool, using either a heddle, circular cardboard loom, or a straight loom.  (Not less than 10 in. by 7 in.)

6) Make a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1950 POR - Weaver Badge


Have passed any three of the following tests:

1) Knit a woollen scarf.

2) Net a string bag or piece of netting for putting over seeds, etc.

3) Make a kettle-holder in cross-stitch work on canvas.

4) Make a rug on canvas with wool or pieces of cloth.

5) Weave a useful article in wool, using either a heddle, circular cardboard loom, or a straight loom.  (Not less than 10 in. by 7 in.)

6) Make a useful article in raffia.

7) Make a basket.

1953 POR - Weaver Badge


1) Weave a useful article in wool using either a heddle, circular cardboard loom, or straight loom (not less than 10 in. by 7 in.).

2) Pass two of the following tests: 

a) Collect 2 ozs. of sheep's wool from the hedges and use for some useful purpose.

b) Net a stringbag, or piece of netting for putting over seeds.

c) Make a kettleholder using a weaving stitch.

1957 POR - Weaver Badge


1) Weave a useful article in wool (not less than 10 in, by 7 in.) using a heddle, or circular cardboard loom, or straight loom.

2) Pass two of the following tests: 

a) Collect 2 ozs. of sheep's wool from the hedges and use for some useful purpose.

b) Net a string bag, or a piece of netting for putting over seeds.

c) Make a kettleholder, using weaving stitch.

1960 POR - Weaver Badge


1) Weave a useful article in wool (not less than 10 in, by 7 in.) using a heddle, or circular cardboard loom, or straight loom.

2) Pass two of the following tests: 

a) Collect 2 ozs. of sheep's wool from the hedges and use for some useful purpose.

b) Net a string bag, or a piece of netting for putting over seeds.

c) Make a kettleholder, using weaving stitch.

1961 (July) POR - Weaver Badge

1) Weave a useful article in wool (not less than 10 in, by 7 in.) using a heddle, or circular cardboard loom, or straight loom.

2) Pass two of the following tests: 

a) Collect 2 ozs. of sheep's wool from the hedges and use for some useful purpose.

b) Net a string bag, or a piece of netting for putting over seeds.

c) Make a kettleholder, using weaving stitch.


1964 (March) POR - Weaver Badge

1) Weave a useful article in wool (not less than 10 in, by 7 in.) using a heddle, or circular cardboard loom, or straight loom.

2) Pass two of the following tests: 

a) Collect 2 ozs. of sheep's wool from the hedges and use for some useful purpose.

b) Net a string bag, or a piece of netting for putting over seeds.

c) Make a kettleholder, using weaving stitch.

1965 (July) POR - Weaver Badge

1) Weave a useful article in wool (not less than 10 in, by 7 in.) using a heddle, or circular cardboard loom, or straight loom.

2) Pass two of the following tests: 

a) Collect 2 ozs. of sheep's wool from the hedges and use for some useful purpose.

b) Net a string bag, or a piece of netting for putting over seeds.

c) Make a kettleholder, using weaving stitch.

1973 Brownie Handbook - Craft Badge


Do three of the following.  Be ready to tell the tester how you made the articles and what you are going to do with them.

1) Make a picture, not less than 27 cm by 37 cm., using a variety of materials, e.g. natural materials, cloth, felt, wool.

2) Make a model of suitable materials, e.g. card, papier mache, clay.

3) Make an article using material you have decorated yourself, e.g. by tie dying, embroidery, vegetable printing, stenciling.

4) Weave a useful article not less than 25 cm by 17 cm.

5) Make something using another craft of your own choice, e.g. origami, string work, puppetry.

1980 Brownie Handbook - Craft Badge


Do three of the following.  Take two of them finished to the test and be ready to tell the tester how you made them and what you are going to do with them; and one of them unfinished so that you can show the tester how you are going to finish it.

a) Make a picture, not less than 27cm by 37cm., using a variety of materials, e.g. natural materials, cloth, felt, wool.

b) Make a model of suitable materials, e.g. card, papier mache, clay.

c) Make an article using material you have decorated yourself, with e.g. tie dyeing, embroidery, vegetable printing, stenciling.

d) Weave a useful article not less than 25cm by 17cm.

e) Search for and find a small tree stump or branch or root resembling an animal or other attractive shape.  Clean it by washing, allow it to dry, then remove all the bark and smooth with glasspaper.  Mount the article on a base so that it will stand up, then varnish it.

f) Make a flower arrangement to suit the season of the year, using not more than 7 flowers with as many leaves as you like.  Know how to use a pin-holder, crumpled chicken wire or oasis and tell the tester which one you have used in your arrangement and why.  Tell the tester how you can help cut flowers and leaves to last longer when picked.

g) Make something using another craft of your own choice, e.g. origami, string work, puppetry.

1983 Brownie Handbook - Craft Badge

Do three of the following.  Take two of them finished to the test and be ready to tell the tester how you made them and what you are going to do with them; and one of them unfinished so that you can show the tester how you are going to finish it.
a) Make a picture using a variety of materials, e.g. natural materials, cloth, felt, wool.
b) Make a model of suitable materials, e.g. card, papier-mache, clay.
c) Make an article using material you have decorated yourself, with e.g. tie dyeing, embroidery, vegetable printing, stenciling.
d) Weave a useful article.
e) Find a natural object such as a piece of wood or a stone that has an interesting shape.  Clean, rub down and varnish it, then mount it to make an ornament.
f) Make a simple flower arrangement to suit the season of the year.  Tell the tester how you can help cut flowers and leaves to last longer when picked.
g) Make something using another craft of your own choice, e.g. origami, string work, puppetry.

1987 Brownie Badge Book - Craft Badge


Do three of the following.  Take two of them finished to the test and be ready to tell the tester how you made them and what you are going to do with them; and one of them unfinished so that you can show the tester how you are going to finish it.

a) Make a collage using a variety of materials, e.g. natural materials, cloth, felt, wool.

b) Make a model with suitable materials, e.g. card, papier mache, clay.

c) Make an article using material you have decorated yourself, with, e.g. tie dying, embroidery, vegetable printing, stenciling.

d) Weave a useful article.

e) Find a natural object such as a piece of wood or a stone that has an interesting shape.  Clean, rub down and varnish it, then mount it to make an ornament.

f) Make a simple flower arrangement to suit the season of the year.  Tell the tester how you can help cut flowers and leaves to last longer when picked.

g) Make something using another craft of your own choice, e.g. origami, string work, puppetry.

1989 Brownie Badge Book - Craft Badge

Do three of the following.  Take two of them finished to the test and be ready to tell the tester how you made them and what you are going to do with them; and one of them unfinished so that you can show the tester how you are going to finish it.
a) Make a collage using a variety of materials, e.g. natural materials, cloth, felt, wood.
b) Make a model with suitable materials, e.g. card, papier mache, clay.
c) Make an article using material you have decorated yourself, with, e.g. tie dying, embroidery, vegetable printing, stenciling.
d) Weave a useful article.
e) Find a natural object such as a piece of wood or a stone that has an interesting shape.  Clean, rub down and varnish it, then mount it to make an ornament.
f) Make a simple flower arrangement to suit the season of the year.  Thee the tester how you can help cut flowers and leaves to last longer when picked.
g) Make something using another craft of your own choice, e.g. origami, string work, puppetry.

1991 Brownie Badge Book - Craft Badge


Make three of the following things.  Finish two of them and take them to the test.  Be ready to tell the tester how you made them and what you are going to do with them.  Take the third, unfinished, thing to the test, so you can show the tester how you are going to finish it.

These are the things you can make:

a) a collage using a variety of materials such as cloth, felt, wool and things from the natural world.

b) a model of anything you like, using suitable materials, for example card, papier mache or clay.

c) an article using material you have decorated by tie dyeing, embroidery, vegetable print, stenciling or some other method.

d) something useful that is woven.

e) an ornament made from a natural object such as a piece of wood or a stone that has an interesting shape.   Clean it, rub it down and varnish it.  Mount your object to make an ornament.

f) a simple flower arrangement to suit the time of year.  Tell the tester how to make flowers and leaves last longer once they have been picked.

g) something else using another craft, for example origami, string work or puppetry.

1994 Brownie Badge Book - Craft Badge


Make three of the following things.  Finish two of them and take them to the test.  Be ready to tell the tester how you made them and what you are going to do with them.  Take the third, unfinished, thing to the test, so you can show the tester how you are going to finish it.

These are the things you can make:

a) a collage using a variety of materials such as cloth, felt, wool and things from the natural world.

b) a model of anything you like, using suitable materials, for example card, papier mache or clay.

c) an article using you have decorated by tie dyeing, embroidery, vegetable printing, stenciling or some other method.

d) something useful that is woven.

e) an ornament made from a natural object such as a piece of wood or a stone that has an interesting shape.  Clean it, rub it down and varnish it.  Mount your object to make an ornament.

1995 Brownie Badge Book - Craft Badge

Make three of the following things.  Finish two of them and take them to the test.  Be ready to tell the tester how you made them and what you are going to do with them.  Take the third, unfinished, thing to the test, so you can show the tester how you are going to finish it.
These are the things you can make:
* a collage using a variety of materials such as cloth, felt, wool and things from the natural world.
* a model of anything you like, using suitable materials, for example, card, papier mache or clay.
* an article using material you have decorated by tie-dyeing, embroidery, vegetables printing, stenciling or some other method.
* something useful that is woven
* an ornament made form a natural object such as a piece of wood or a stone that has an interesting shape.  Clean it, rub it down and varnish it.  Mount your objects to make an ornament
* a simple flower arrangement to suit the time of year.  Tell the tester how to make flowers and leaves last longer once they have been picked.
* something else using another craft.
2009 Brownie Badge Book - Craft Badge

Choose and do three of the following.  Finish two of them to show to the tester.  Explain how you made them and what you will do with them.  Take the third item to the test unfinished to show the tester how you will finish it.
* Make a bag or t-shirt decorated with printing or dyeing.
* Use a papercraft, like marbling, paper making, quilling or origami, to create something decorative.
* Weave an item, for example a friendship bracelet or coaster.
* Create a scented or textured collage using a variety of materials, such as cloth, paper, felt, wool, natural objects, dried pastas and pulses.
* Make a piñata or other useful item using papier mache.
* Create an ornament from natural materials, such as wood or stone.
* Design and make a garden in a box or bottle.
* Design a garden using a computer programme.  Print out your design.
* Design your ideal bedroom using pictures from catalogues, paint, wallpaper and fabric samples.  You can use a computer design programme.
* Make two matching items of jewellery from home-made beads or pendants.
* Knit something that would be useful, such as a scarf, cushion or item of clothing for a baby or child.
* Sew, by hand or using a machine, a useful item, such as a book mark or pencil case.  Decorate it with embroidery stitches.
* Decorate a mirror or suncatcher with glass paints.
* Make an item using a craft from another country or from your local area.
* Create something using a craft technique of your own choice.
2013 Brownie Badge Book - Craft Badge

Choose and do three of the following.  Finish two of them to show the tester.  Explain how you made them and what you will do with them.  Take the third item to the test unfinished to show the tester how you will finish it.
* Make a bag or t-shirt decorated with printing or dyeing.
* Use a papercraft, like marbling, paper making, quilling or origami, to create something decorative.
* Weave an item, for example a friendship bracelet or coaster.
* Create a scented or textured collage using a variety of materials, such as cloth, paper, felt, wool, natural objects, dried pastas and pulses.
* Make a piñata or other useful item using papier mache.
* Create an ornament from natural materials, such as wood or stone.
* Design and make a garden in a box or bottle.
* Design a garden using a computer programme.  Print out your design.
* Design your ideal bedroom using pictures from catalogues., paint, wallpaper and fabric samples.  You can use a computer design programme or the dream room decorator game on the Brownies website.
* Make two matching items of jewellery from home-made beads or pendants.
* Knit something that would be useful, such as a scarf, cushion or item of clothing for a baby or child.
* Sew, by hand or using a machine, a useful item, such as a bookmark or pencil case.  Decorate it with embroidery stitches.
* Decorate a mirror or suncatcher with glass paints.
* Make an item using a craft from another country or from your local area.
* Create something using a craft technique of your choice.
2016 Brownie Badge Book - Craft Badge

Choose and do three of the following.  Finish two of them to show the tester.  Explain how you made them and what you will do with them.  Take the third item to the test unfinished to show the tester how you will finish it.
* Make a bag or t-shirt decorated with printing or dye.
* Use a paper craft, like marbling, paper making, quilling or origami, to create something decorative.
* Weave an item, for example a friendship bracelet or coaster.
* Create a scented or textured collage using a variety of materials, such as cloth, paper, felt, wool, natural objects, dried pastas and pulses.
* Make a piñata or other useful item using papier mache.
* Create an ornament from natural materials, such as wood or stone.
* Design and make a garden in a box or bottle.
* Design a garden using a computer programme.  Print out your design.
* Design your ideal bedroom using pictures from catalogues., paint, wallpaper and fabric samples.  You can use a computer design programme.
* Make two matching items of jewellery from home-made beads or pendants.
* Knit something that would be useful, such as a scarf, cushion or item of clothing for a baby or child.
* Sew, by hand or using a machine, a useful item, such as a bookmark or pencil case.  Decorate with embroidery stitches.
* Decorate a mirror or sun catcher with glass paints.
* Make an item using a craft from another country or from your local area.
* Create something using a craft technique of your choice.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - Craft Badge


Choose and do three of the following. Finish two of them to show the tester. Explain how you made them and what you will do with them. Take the third item to the test unfinished to show the tester how you will finish it.


  • Make a bag or T-shirt decorated with print or dye.
  • Use a paper craft, like marbling, paper making, quilling or origami, to create something decorative.
  • Weave an item, for example a friendship bracelet or coaster.
  • Create a scented or textured collage using a variety of materials such as cloth, paper, felt, wool, natural objects, dried pastas and pulses.
  • Make a piñata or other item using papier mâché.
  • Create an ornament from natural materials such as wood or stone.
  • Design and make a garden in a box or bottle.
  • Design a garden using a computer program. Print out your design.
  • Design your ideal bedroom using pictures from catalogues, paint, wallpaper and fabric samples. You can use a computer design program.
  • Make two matching items of jewellery from home-made beads or pendants.
  • Knit something that would be useful, such as a scarf, cushion or item of clothing for a baby or child.
  • Sew, by hand or using a machine, a useful item such as a bookmark or pencil case. Decorate with embroidery stitches.
  • Decorate a mirror or sun catcher with glass paints.
  • Make an item using a craft from another country or from your local area.
  • Create something using a craft technique of your choice.

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