Poppy making at the Musée de plein air de Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France

16 May 2015

Following on from the first poppies made at Swainswick Explorers, by British children, the above blacksmithing event offered experienced French and Belgium blacksmiths, who will be working at the event in Ypres 2016, an opportunity to make poppies with French and Belgium children.

Left: Texturing the petals    Right: Finished

Left: Texturing the petals. Right: Finished

Left: Texturing the petals    Right: Finished and ready to be quenched

Left: Texturing the petals. Right: Finished and ready to be quenched

Left: Texturing the petals.    Right: Finished.

Left: Texturing the petals. Right: Finished.

Left: texturing the petals.    Right: A happy to be finished poppy maker.

Left: texturing the petals. Right: A happy to be finished poppy maker.

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