Lesson Plan

Photo Quilt Square

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Build creative thinking and organization skills with a beautiful quilting project. Young photographers use a digital camera and computer to create photo transfers, which they will use to create a photo quilt square. They sew or embroider their squares and use them to create an imaginative and expressive textile piece.

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Instructional Ideas
  • This would be a great project for Youth Art Month
  • Display the class quilt in the school hallway, cafeteria, or main office
  • Assign a theme to the photographs based on what the class is studying or a school-wide focus on healthy living, anti-bullying, or student leadership
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires materials to create the quilt, including cameras, digital editing software, photo transfer paper, and fabric
  • Connects sewing, photography, and digital skills into one project
  • None