AFRICAN AMERICAN QUILTS Online

Head to the southern U.S. states where quilters continue to improvise sewn patterns passed down for generations, from the times of slavery and the Underground Railroad.  Use math, geometry and your imagination to create a cooperative quilt and wall-hanging with up-cycled paper or fabric scraps.  Display as a whole made of many parts!

 

Best for ages 5 and up
70-90 minutes with slideshow, show-able artifacts, and guided hands-on activity

WHAT YOU NEED:
Internet connection

Folding, cutting know-how

Scissors

Glue-stick or White glue

Construction paper, file folder, or cereal box

Calendar, magazine pages, and/or colored copier paper


BUILD A SERIES:
African American Visionaries (Online)

Fantastic Trash (Online)

Fibers

Southwest Native America

West Africa

 

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