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78 resources with the keyterm 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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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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Quilt Block Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learn the art of quilting with this lesson plan that can be connected to a history instructional activity on quilts in Ancient Egypt, China, and modern art. After studying a general history of quilts, its uses, and the history 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.
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SWEET DREAMS, MOON BABY

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Study previously-unpublished techniques and also stunning yet surprisingly easy historic techniques in quilting. Advance from simple needleturn applique to antiquarian fancywork with optional stencil-shading applique, inkwork, and...
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The Secret to Freedom Teacher’s Guide

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students read the story "The Secret to Freedom" and participate in active reading to personalize what they have read. In this reading lesson, students follow  several writing activities and discuss their work . Students integrate their...
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Shapes and Symbols in Quilt Patterns

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students investigate shapes and symbols in quilting. In this symbol meaning lesson, students view and analyze quilt patterns. Students brainstorm ideas as to what message is being portrayed. Students view a slideshow of quilts, then...
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What is Home?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the concept of a "home" by conducting interviews.  In this community activity, students discuss what the word "home" means to them as well as research Habitat for Humanity.  Students interview home renters as well as...
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Sew, You Want To Quilt?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students become familiar with the achievements of the artist Faith Ringgold. They take notice of the patterns in their environment. They connect the mathematical concept of patterns to create a class quilt.
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Linoleum Reduction Print Quilts

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners identify quilt designs along with the meanings and symbolism behind those designs. They explain the uses of a quilt and the controversial connection to the Underground Railroad.
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TOTALLY TUBULAR QUILTS

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students should have the ability to sew strips together accurately and use a rotary cutter, fabric should be selected before class, washed, and ironed folded in half selvage-to-selvage.
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Community Quilting

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students investigate quilting bees. In this community connections lesson, student dicover the American tradition of quilting. Students view pictures and read books about quilting.
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Make Your Own Quilt Square

For Students 4th - 8th
For this quilting squares worksheet, students follow the provided steps to create their own quilt squares. Diagrams are included as well.
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The Official Quilt of Alabama- The Pine Burr Quilt

For Students 8th - 10th
In this quilting worksheet, students follow the directions to re-create the official quilt of Alabama, The Pine Burr Quilt. They use geometric shapes and stitching directions to make quilt squares.
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Instructors Lesson Plan for Cats in Quilts

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students make quilts using a simplified applique technique. The lesson includes directions for beginner as well as intermediate levels. Each class lasts from between two and three hours.
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Instructors Lesson Plan for Casting Shadows

For Teachers Higher Ed
Pupils create quilts with shadow effects, that create three dimensional effects that make the pieces appear to float right off the surface. They use several techniques to create the shadows such as; color and value, piecing, applique...
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Instructor's Lesson Plan for Butterflies & Blooms

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use applicable++ techniques to create a quilt with the Butterflies and Blooms design. They begin with a small project such as a sachet, selecting a section of a large design. Instructions are included for beginner as well as...
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Instructors Lesson Plan for 9-Patch Pizzazz

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students make a gorgeous quilt in six hour day! Students bring their own fabric to class, and create a quilt in six hours. The attached handout is copywrite protected, and students must purchase a copy of the book, "9-Patch Pizzazz" if...
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Covered with Love: A Look at Me Quilt

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students create a bright and busy quilt to visually stimulate an infant or toddler. They use both hand applique and machine applique to piece together colorful scraps using many different shapes and patterns.
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Simply Sensational 9-Patch Stars

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students construct a 9-Patch Star using foundation units in the required text "Simply Sensational 9-Patch Stars." They discuss fabric selection for the star block. Students cut and label their fabrics.
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At Play with Applique

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Young scholars apply an applique after learning about the process. Students accurately baste the appliques to the background fabric and hold them securely during the needle turn process.
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Quilting Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create a drawing of an event in the life of Martin Luther King Jr., then quilt and display them in the hall to celebrate Black History Month.