Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1968 Guide Handbook - Craft Badge


1) Pass three of the following clauses:

a) Embroider an original design.

b) print a piece of material using a lino-block, potato-cut, or screen.

c) Make a puppet.

d) Whittle an object from natural wood.

e) Model a figure, or an animal, or a mood, in clay, Plasticene, or wax.

f) Make a carving in a medium soft enough to cut easily, e.g. clay, plaster, wood, soap, salt.

g) Throw a pot.

h) Make a basket.

i) Weave a scarf or piece of material of a suitable size for some other article.

j) Make an article in leather.

k) Make a decorative floor covering in a suitable material, e.g. rag, sisal, baler twine.

l) Make a mosaic.

2) Bring to the test on unfinished article on which you can demonstrate your ability to the tester.

1973 Guide Handbook - Craft Badge


1) Pass three of the following clauses:

a) Embroider an original design.

b) Print a piece of material using a lino-block, potato-cut, or screen, or by tie dying.

c) Make a puppet.

d) Whittle an object from natural wood.

e) Model a figure, or an animal, or a mood, in clay, plasticine or wax.

f) Make a carving in a medium soft enough to cut easily, e.g. clay, plaster, wood, soap, salt.

g) Make a pot.

h) Make a basket.

I) Weave a scarf or piece of material of a suitable size for some other article.

j) Make an article in leather.

k) Make a decorative floor covering in a suitable material, e.g. rag, sisal, baler twine.

l) Make a mosaic.

m) Make an article using a craft other than one of those listed above.

2) Bring to the test one unfinished article on which you can demonstrate your ability to the tester.

1978 Guide Handbook - Craft Badge


1) Do three of the following:

a) Embroider an original design.

b) Print a piece of material using a lino-block, potato-cut, or screen, or by tie dying.

c) Make a puppet.

d) Whittle an object from natural wood.

e) Model a figure, or an animal, or a mood, in clay, plasticine or wax.

f) Make a carving in a medium soft enough to cut easily, e.g. clay, plaster, wood, soap, salt.

g) Make a pot.

h) Make a basket.

I) Weave a piece of material for an article which is either useful or decorative.

j) Make an article in leather.

k) Make a decorative floor covering in a suitable material, e.g. rag, sisal, baler twine.

l) Make a mosaic.

m) Make a pair of felt or leather slippers.

n) Make a piece of lace.

o) Tease and spin fleece on a simple hand spindle and make something with the thread you obtain.

p) Make an article using some other craft.

2) Bring to the test one unfinished article on which you can demonstrate your ability to the tester.

Note: i) One item only may have been made at school and at least one must have been made in the last six months.

ii) You may gain another Craft badge by doing three further classes later.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Craft Badge


1) Do four of the following:

a) Embroider an original design.

b) Print a piece of material using a lino-block, potato-cut, or screen, or by tie dying.

c) Make a puppet.

d) Whittle an object from natural wood.

e) Model a figure, or an animal, or a mood, in clay, plasticine or wax.

f) Make a carving in a medium soft enough to cut easily, e.g. clay, plaster, wood, soap, salt.

g) Make a pot.

h) Make a basket.

I) Weave a piece of material for an article which is either useful or decorative.

j) Make an article in leather.

k) Make a decorative floor covering in a suitable material, e.g. rag, sisal, baler twine.

l) Make a mosaic.

m) Make a pair of felt or leather slippers.

n) Make a piece of lace.

o) Tease and spin fleece on a simple hand spindle and make something with the thread you obtain.

p) Make an article using some other craft.

2) Bring to the test one unfinished article on which you can demonstrate your ability to the tester.

One item only may have been made at school and one must use a technique or skill new to you.  At least one must have been made in the last six months.

You may gain and wear another Craft Badge later on if you pass a further four clauses.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Craft Badge


1) Do four of the following:

a) Embroider an original design.

b) Print a piece of material using a lino-block, potato-cut, or screen, or by tie dying.

c) Make a puppet.

d) Whittle an object from natural wood.

e) Model a figure, or an animal, or a mood, in clay, plasticine or wax.

f) Make a carving in a medium soft enough to cut easily, e.g. clay, plaster, wood, soap, salt.

g) Make a pot.

h) Make a basket.

I) Weave a piece of material for an article which is either useful or decorative.

j) Make an article in leather.

k) Make a decorative floor covering in a suitable material, e.g. rag, sisal, baler twine.

l) Make a mosaic.

m) Make a pair of felt or leather slippers.

n) Make a piece of lace.

o) Tease and spin fleece on a simple hand spindle and make something with the thread you obtain.

p) Make an article using some other craft.

2) Bring to the test one unfinished article on which you can demonstrate your ability to the tester.

One item only may have been made at school and one must use a technique or skill new to you.  At least one must have been made in the last six months.

You may gain and wear another Craft Badge later on if you pass a further four clauses.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Craft Badge


1) Do four of the following:

a) Embroider an original design.

b) Print a piece of material using a lino-block, potato-cut, or screen, or by tie dying.

c) Make a puppet.

d) Whittle an object from natural wood.

e) Model a figure, or an animal, or a mood, in clay, plasticine or wax.

f) Make a carving in a medium soft enough to cut easily, e.g. clay, plaster, wood, soap, salt.

g) Make a pot.

h) Make a basket.

I) Weave a piece of material for an article which is either useful or decorative.

j) Make an article in leather.

k) Make a decorative floor covering in a suitable material, e.g. rag, sisal, baler twine.

l) Make a mosaic.

m) Make a pair of felt or leather slippers.

n) Make a piece of lace.

o) Tease and spin fleece on a simple hand spindle and make something with the thread you obtain.

p) Make an article using some other craft.

2) Bring to the test one unfinished article on which you can demonstrate your ability to the tester.

One item only may have been made at school and one must use a technique or skill new to you.  At least one must have been made in the last six months.

You may gain and wear another Craft Badge later on if you pass a further four clauses.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Craft Badge


1) Do four of the following:

a) Embroider an original design.

b) Print a piece of material using a lino-block or potato-cut, or by screen-printing or tie dying.

c) Make a puppet.

d) Whittle an object from natural wood.

e) Model a figure, or an animal, or mood, in clay, plasticine or wax.

f) Make a carving in a medium soft enough to cut easily, such as clay, plaster, wood, soap or salt.

g) Make a pot.

h) Make a basket.

I) Weave a piece of material so that it can be used to make a decorative or useful article.

j) Make something in leather.

k) Make a decorative floor covering in a suitable material such as rag, sisal or baler twine.

l) Make a mosaic.

m) Make a pair of felt or leather slippers.

n) Make a piece of lace.

o) Tease and spin fleece on a simple hand spindle.  Make something with the thread you obtain.

p) Make something using some other craft.

2) Bring an unfinished article to the test one, on which you can show the tester your skills.

If you pass four more clauses, you may have another Craft Badge.

Note: a) You should have made only one of the items at school.

b) One or more items must have been made in the last six months.

c) One item must use a technique or skill new to you.

1995 Guide Badge Book - Craft Badge

Notes:
* You should have made only one of the items at school or college.
* One or more items must have been made in the last six months.
* One item must use a technique or skill new to you.
* If you make four more items you may have another Craft Badge.
Do four of the following to make either a picture or a design, or to decorate an item of clothing or soft-furnishing, or to produce a three-dimensional piece of work.
a) Embroidery (hand or machine).
b) Tapestry
c) Fabric collage
d) Lace
e) 'Plastic canvas'.
f) Produce a piece of weaving suitable to use as a table-mat, to make a small bag or purse, a floor covering, a decorative wall-hanging, or a belt.
g) Spin some yarn from fleece on a simple hand-spindle.  Weave the yarn into a small piece of fabric.
h) Carve a figure in any medium.
I) Model a figure, or a group of animals.
j) Make a pot.  The piece may or may not be decorated; it can be glazed and fires.
k) Make a mosaic design or picture
l) Make three prints, either decorative or pictorial using:
* potato print
* lino print
* polystyrene print
* string print
* etching
* drypoint
* aquatint
* screen print
or
* a combination of these methods.
The prints submitted should be a numbered series.
m) Produce a piece of decorated fabric, or an item of clothing, or soft furnishing decorated using one (or more) of the following methods:
* block printing
* screen printing
* tie-dye
* direct painting.
n) Produce a painting or a design on glass.
o) Make an item, e.g. small bag, belt etc. using leather.  Decorative methods can be used on the item, e.g. carving, embossing, studwork.
p) Engrave a design or a picture on a glass object or a panel.
q) Make a picture using the quilling technique.
r) Decorate a wooden object, or produce a picture on a wooden panel using pyrography.
s) Make (and dress if appropriate) a puppet.
t) Make a basket.
u) Calligraphy: write out a favourite poem, and a song of your own choice.
v) Country crafts.  Make a:
* corn-dolly
* flower-arrangement
or
* decorative candle for a festive occasion
w) Make an article using some other craft, e.g. stained-glass, book binding.
2005 Guide Badge File - Craft Badge

Do four of the following clauses.  For every further four clauses you complete, you may have another badge.  You may only make one of the items at school.
1) Make a decorative ornament from paper or card, eg an origami or mosaic item.
2) Use one of these techniques to decorate paper: calligraphy, rubber stamping, quilling, stenciling or marbling.
3) Make a picture or design, decorate an item or produce a three-dimensional piece of work using any of the following techniques:
* embroidery (by hand or machine)
* tapestry
* patchwork
* quilting
* beading
* lace-making.
4) Use weaving skills to produce a functional article such as a mat, friendship bracelet, small bag or wall hanging.
5) Using an appropriate medium such as wood or clay, carve or sculpt a figure, pot or group of animals.  The work may be decorated and glazed or fired if appropriate.
6) Make three prints, either decorative or pictorial, using any of the following techniques:
* potato printing
* lino printing
* polystyrene printing
* string printing
* etching
* screen printing
* a combination of these methods.
7) Decorate clothing or a soft furnishing item, using one or more of these methods:
* block printing
* screen printing
* tie-dying
* painting.
8) Decorate a medium other than paper, such as glass, silk, fabric, or ceramic, using an appropriate technique.
9) Engrave a picture on a glass object or panel.
10) Make an object from salt dough and decorate it.
11) Make a corn dolly, a flower arrangement or an item showing a craft that is traditional to your area (eg Dorset Buttons).
12) Make and decorate a candle.
13) Make an article using another craft.
2014 (September) Guide Badges Download - Craft Badge

Do four of the following clauses.  For every four further clauses you complete, you may have another badge.  You may only make one of the items at school.
1) Make a decorative ornament from paper or card, eg an origami or mosaic item.
2) Use one of these techniques to decorate paper: calligraphy, rubber stamping, quilling, stenciling or marbling.
3) Make a picture or design, decorate an item or produce a three-dimensional piece of work using any of the following techniques: 
* embroidery (by hand or machine)
* tapestry
* patchwork
* quilting
* beading
* lace-making.
4) Use weaving skills to produce a functional article such as a mat, friendship bracelet, small bag or wall hanging.
5) Using an appropriate medium such as wood or clay, carve or sculpt a figure, pot or group of animals.  The work may be decorated and glazed or fired if appropriate.
6) Make three prints, either decorative or pictorial, using any of the following techniques: 
* potato printing
* lino printing
* polystyrene printing
* string printing
* etching
* screen printing
* a combination of these methods.
7) Decorate clothing or a soft furnishing item, using one or more of these methods:
* block printing
* screen printing
* tie dyeing
* painting
8) Decorate a medium other than paper, such as glass, silk, fabric or ceramic, using an appropriate technique.
9) Engrave a picture on a glass object or panel.
10) Make an object from salt sough and decorate it.
11) Make a corn dolly, a flower arrangement or an item showing a craft that is traditional to your area (eg Dorset buttons.
12) Make and decorate a candle.
13) Make an article using another craft.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - Craft Badge


Do four of the following clauses. For every further four clauses you complete, you may have another badge.

You may only make one of the items at school.

1. Make a decorative ornament from paper or card, eg an origami or mosaic item.

2. Use one of these techniques to decorate paper: calligraphy, rubber stamping, quilling, stencilling or marbling.

3. Make a picture or design, decorate an item or produce a three-dimensional piece of work using any of the following techniques: 

  • embroidery (by hand or machine) 
  • tapestry 
  • patchwork 
  • quilting 
  • beading 
  • lace-making

4. Use weaving skills to produce a functional article such as a mat, friendship bracelet, small bag or wall hanging.

5. Using an appropriate medium such as wood or clay, carve or sculpt a figure, pot or group of animals. The work may be decorated and glazed or fired if appropriate.

6. Make three prints, either decorative or pictorial, using any of the following techniques: 

  • potato printing 
  • lino printing 
  • polystyrene printing 
  • string printing 
  • etching 
  • screen printing 
  • a combination of these methods

7. Decorate clothing or a soft furnishing item, using one or more of these methods: 

  • block printing 
  • screen printing 
  • tie-dying 
  • painting

8. Decorate a medium other than paper, such as glass, silk, fabric or ceramic, using an appropriate technique.

9. Engrave a picture on a glass object or panel.

10. Make an object from salt dough and decorate it.

11. Make a corn dolly, a flower arrangement or an item showing a craft that is traditional to your area (eg Dorset Buttons).

12. Make and decorate a candle.

13. Make an article using another craft.

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