Students use Start Quilting with Alex Anderson, 2nd Edition to make five simple wall hangings, each exploring different basic piecing techniques. A sampler quilt at the end of the book combines all the basic blocks from the preceding projects.
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"Workt by Hand": Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts
Just like a painting or the symbols on a flag, quilts can express ideas that reflect a cultural context, space, and time. The class discusses the history of quilt making throughout US history and what different types of quilts mean. They...
3rd - 6th Math
Art: Faith Ringgold Story Quilts
Twelfth graders examine the impact of African American culture on the United States by inspecting Faith Ringgold's story quilts. Working in groups, they create a collective story quilt about current cultural issues. They research their...
12th Visual & Performing Arts
Quilting and Embroidery with Technology
Students create quilts with machine embroidery designs on them for a fund-raising project. In this quilting and embroidery lesson, students create a PowerPoint presentation on the steps involved in quilt making, illustrating the steps...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History