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Introduction to Beginning Quilting

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 90 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


This lesson plan is designed for a beginning quilter. We will describe what a quilt is, how important accuracy is in quilting, and the students will be introduced to several beginning quilt blocks.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Textile Design Entrepreneurship
Strand 7 Standard 2

Design and fabricate bedding and pillows. (e.g. quilts, comforters, pillow shams, bed skirts, throw pillows, etc.)

Resources, supplies, and equipment are listed on the attached lesson plan which is attached to Instructional Procedures.

Background For Teachers:
Teacher needs to have a background in quilting techniques and quilting vocabulary.

Student Prior Knowledge:
Students should have a good background in sewing techniques, but quilting can be successful without prior sewing skills.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to define what a quilt is and how a quilt is put together. They will be able to identify at least eight different quilt blocks.

Instructional Procedures:
This lesson plan is on the attachment.


Web Sites

  • Quilting with Susan Druding
    This web site includes: Easy projects, glossary, tips and techniques, and equipment used in quilting.
  • Quilt Channel
    This web site includes: general quilting instructions, quilting techniques, patterns, and many links.

Assessment Plan:
Student performance, pre-test, and activities which relate to student assessment are included in the lesson plan which is in instructional Procedures.

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Created Date :
Jun 16 2003 08:52 AM