Presentation on theme: "Making Quilts An art that has been around for centuries!"— Presentation transcript:
Making Quilts An art that has been around for centuries!
Materials Needed You will need: Strips of colorful cotton fabrics that are at least four inches wide. A thimble A pair of fabric scissors A spool of quilting thread. A fabric pencil A ¼ inch by 6 inch straight edge A fine quilter’s needle
Step Six After you decide upon a design, sew your quilt together Always sew on the seems of the edges to make a perfect sew every time
Step Seven Add the finishing touches to your quilt Smooth, bat, and make sure your quilt isn’t wrinkled or developed any distorted sewing lines
Quilting in Appalachia Quilting was very important to women during the Civil War Mother’s passed quilting down from generation to generation It is still widely practiced today Quilting is a hobby anyone can enjoy