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Fabric Selection for Quilts

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 90 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


Students will review the parts of fabric, good fabric selection for a quilt, and participate in a lab to determine a good fabric for quilts.

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 art listed on the lesson plan which is attached to Instructional Procedures.

Background For Teachers:
Teacher needs to know the parts of the fabric and good quality fabric for quilting. He/she also needs to know how to conduct a burn test to determine a fabric blend or 100% cotton.

Student Prior Knowledge:
Students should have a good understanding of the parts of the fabric. However, students without this knowledge, can learn in this concept in the lesson plan.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to identify the parts of the fabric, understand how important the parts of the fabric are, and they will be able to select good quality fabric for a quilt.

Instructional Procedures:
The instructional procedures are attached to the lesson plan.


Web Sites

Assessment Plan:
Student assessment is included in lesson plan #2 for Fabric Selection. This is found in the Instructional Procedures.

Quick Country Quilting by Debbie Mumm Debbie Mumm Video on Fabric Selection Start Quilting with Alex Anderson by Alex Anderson Quilts, Quilts, Quilts!!! The Complete Guide To Quilting by Diana McClun and Laura Nownes

Mary Baker

Created Date :
Jun 16 2003 10:25 AM