1 class periods of 90 minutes each
Students will learn how to safely use a rotary cutter, mat, and ruler. They will learn the parts of the fabric. Students will also begin to understand the difference between a finished block and a cut block.
Pizza cutter, pizza pan, rotary cutters, cutting mats, acrylic rulers, and quilting books for reference: examples are found in the bibliography.
Teacher needs to have experience in using a rotary cutter, mat, and acrylic ruler. She must also understand how to use the rotary cutter safely.
Students should know and understand the parts of the fabric. This will be discussed and reviewed in the lesson plan.
Students will learn the parts of the fabric, how to use a rotary cutter safely, and how to cut fabric with the ruler, mat, and rotary cutter.
This lesson plan is on the attachment.
Students will turn in their 4" X 4" finished square. If the assignment is correct, the square will measure 4 1/2" X 4 1/2".
Rotary Cutting and Speed Piecing from Rodale's Successful Quilting Library. Quick Country Quilting by Debbie Mumm. Pages: 9-11. Start Quilting with Alex Anderson. By Alex Anderson. Pages: 8 - 11. Quick Classic Quilts by Marsha McCloshey. Pages: 10-13.