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250 resources with the concept sewing

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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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See 'n Sew: Fun Sewing Projects

For Teachers 4th - 12th
This is a fantastic guide to conducting sewing projects with beginners, complete with reference and worksheets, assessments, patterns for projects, and clear instructions for the teacher. It's an all-in-one resource! 
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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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Patchwork

For Teachers 6th
A fantastic, technology-based activity on quilting awaits your class. First, they brainstorm a list of familiar symbols that they see in everyday life. Then, they draw symbols that represent their personal character. Once in the...
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Fox Socks

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Follow up a reading of Fox Socks by Dr. Seuss with a series of five activities created to reinforce English language arts and life skills. Scholars read and match words, read and create tongue twisters, fold socks, and sew a puppet. 
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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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Creativity

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Want to learn to sew? Those new to sewing machines and sergers will benefit from this 43-page packet that not only explains the parts of and functions of the various part of these incredible machines but also provides instructions on how...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 lesson to...
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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...
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Fabric Collage

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students practice simple hand sewing techniques to repair clothing using various stitches and techniques for sewing a button to fabric. They design and create a fabric collage that includes at least one button, two types of hand...
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Talking Geometry Through Quilts

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Pupils use quilts to review geometric vocabulary. They examine quilt squares to identify geometric shapes and then use the proper words to identify those shapes. They also make a paper quilt square which duplicates one made by the teacher.
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Look for Patterns: Quilts in Two Faith Ringgold Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Author Faith Ringgold uses quilts to illustrate her books Tar Beach and Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad. In this integrated trio of activities, young scholars read stories, identify and create patterns, and design quilt squares of...
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Fabric Dimensions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create original examples of the trapunto quilting technique in this middle-level lesson sutied for the Art classroom. Assessment and discussion questions are included for this lesson.