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Trip to the Quilt Shop

Time Frame

1 class periods of 90 minutes each

Group Size

Large Groups

Life Skills



Mary Baker


Students and teacher will go on a field trip to a local quilt shop. The teacher will determine the destination, make arrangements for the field trip, and collect all necessary paper work for students to leave school. Local quilt shops can be found in the yellow pages.



Worksheet for students to fill out while on the field trip to the local quilt shops.

Background for Teachers

The teacher needs to be aware of quilt shops located near the school. The teacher needs to know how to arrange for a field trip with the proper paper work.

Student Prior Knowledge

Students need to know how to fill out and turn in the proper paper work in ordered to leave the school property for a field trip.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will become familiar with what a quilt shop has to offer to a beginning quilter. They will learn about fabrics, books, patterns, tools and equipment.

Instructional Procedures


This lesson plan is on the attachment.

Assessment Plan

After returning to school, students will discuss the process questions which are on the lesson plan. Students will also be given a quiz on tools, equipment and quilting terms.


Debbie Mumm video: Fabric Selection Quick Country Quilts by Debbie Mumm.

Created: 07/16/2003
Updated: 02/24/2021