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Stitch It Up!

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Ever think about combining the art forms of painting and embroidery? Then this art lesson is right up your alley! Given a piece of white cloth, young artists first create a grayscale painting and then highlight certain features by...
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History in Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the use of cloth-based art forms intended to pass down traditions and history. They research types of quilts, quilt characteristics and then identify how Freedom Quilts were historically used in the US.
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Illuminate Me: Merging Conductive Sewing, Technology, and Solar Power

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Sew up a unit on solar energy with a hands-on project. Groups sew LED lights on clothing using conductive thread. Solar modules attached to a helmet provide the energy for the lights. A final presentation gives learners the opportunity...
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Homemade Christmas Gifts

For Teachers K - 12th
Running low on money? Out of ideas for gifts? Feeling crafty? Whatever the reason may be, homemade gifts are perfect for the creative person or the person trying to save a dollar here and there. Packed with hands-on crafts for kids, the...
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Sports Bag

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why not give surface area of cylinders a sporting chance in your classroom? A strategic problem-solving task requires pupils to consider the net of a cylinder. Individuals must determine the sizes of the pieces needed to make a sports...
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Smart Solutions: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Smart Solutions is the theme of a unit created to meet the needs of English language earners. Through a series of lessons, scholars follow a routine—move, speak, and listen— to cover topics including stores, shops, celebrations, pets,...
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The Basics of Sewing

For Students 6th - 12th
This resource is a stitch. Kids learn the basics of hand and machine sewing, how to sew on buttons, how to construct and repair clothing, and how to use patterns to create decorative ornaments.
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A Life in Beads: The Stories a Plains Dress Can Tell

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young learners discover how the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes preserved native culture through the making of traditional dresses, identifying the resources used to make the dresses and discussing behind the meaning behind some American...
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Clothing Capers: Creativity

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
No matter the age of your sewing pupils, they will enjoy these activities and projects that develop basic sewing machine use, following patterns, and finally creating a fun project of their own. 
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Math Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine geometric quilt patterns to identify how math may have been used to help slaves escape to freedom. They slide, flip and turn geometric shapes to create a map quilt.
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Amish Quilters

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research information about the Amish way of life and discuss how quilting is a necessity as well as a way for women to socialize within the Amish community. They create a diorama showing scenes related to quilting.
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Lesson: Ginger Brooks Takahashi: Powerstich: A Forum for Community-Building

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is a great way to build community in your school, experience process-based art, and explore the critical-thinking process. While quilting as a class collectively (just like a quilting bee) pupils listen to poetry and prose of a...
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Highlights - Better Than Ever

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this sewing themed worksheet students will read a passage about patching a hole in a pair of jeans with where they need to read 21 sewing related words by looking at a picture next to each word.
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Photo Quilt Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build creative thinking and organization skills with a beautiful quilting project. Young photographers use a digital camera and computer to create photo transfers, which they will use to create a photo quilt square. They sew or embroider...
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The Very Busy Spider

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Youngsters explore visual arts by participating in a geometry identification activity. They read the book The Very Busy Spider and identify the techniques spiders use to create webs. Have you ever noticed that their webs are geometric...
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Crazy Quilt Texture Board

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Artists explore textures they can create when working with acrylic modeling paste. In this simple-to-implement art lesson, learners divide a rigid surface into six squares, and use a variety of tools to create different textures within...
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Stories in Quilts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Have your class analyze the narrative art in quilts. They identify elements in this domestic art and the stories they tell. They define a story quilt, view an example, and analyze the work of Harriet Power. This is a great instructional...
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Quilting

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students use a monochromatic palate, select shades and tints for a selected hue, or select complimentary or analogous colors for a quilt design. They design quilt squares using basic geometric shapes, repetition, balance, and proportion.
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Q Is For Quilt

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this letter Q worksheet, students trace and practice examples of upper and lower case letter Qq. Students color a large quilt pattern and notice the geometric shapes.
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The Quilting Connection....a Teaching Unit on Slavery, the Underground Railroad And Quilting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the Internet, read designated books and selection, participate in discussions and write short reports while completing this series of lessons about slavery and the Underground Railroad. As a final project, they design a...
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Painted Story Quilt

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Emmulate some of Faith Ringgolds famous painted story quilts in your classroom. Have your class choose a story or you choose one for the whole class to portray. They will select their favorite scene to paint onto their story quilt. What...
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Math On Your Lap Quilt

For Teachers 2nd
Get creative juices flowing when you allow groups to figure out a procedure for how to find the area of squares and rectangles. They may use the individual patchwork blocks, or they may design one using the Design Template.
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Quilt Block Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learn the art of quilting with this lesson plan that can be connected to a history lesson on quilts in Ancient Egypt, China, and modern art. After studying a general history of quilts, its uses, and the history of different patterns,...
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Seam Allowances and Reading Measuring Tapes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Homemade clothes are so fun to wear, and they are also fun to make! Have young tailors sew seam allowances using a measuring tape to the nearest 1/8th inch. The lesson includes three related docs and includes those all-important...