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Introduction to Beginning Quilting

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 90 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


 

Summary:
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.)

Materials:
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.

Attachments

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.

Bibliography:
Start Quilting with Alex Anderson. By Alex Anderson. Quilts, Quilts, Quilts!!! The Complete Guide To Quiltmaking. By Diana Mcclun and Laura Nownes

Author:
Mary Baker

Created Date :
Jun 16 2003 08:52 AM

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