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Story Quilt
Submitted by: Christine Turner, Atascocita
• Schoolage
Luka's quilt by:Georgia Guback
When Luka's grandmother makes a traditional Hawaiian quilt for her, she and Luka disagree over the colors it should include.
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Shota and the star quilt by:Margaret Bateson-Hill
Children can encourage positive change for their community.
Notes: English and Lakota.
The patchwork path : a quilt map to freedom by:Bettye Stroud
While her father leads her toward Canada and away from the plantation where they have been slaves, a young girl thinks of the quilt her mother used to teach her a code that will help guide them to freedom.
Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt by:Deborah Hopkinson
A young slave stitches a quilt with a map pattern which guides her to freedom in the North.
Oma's quilt by:Paulette Bourgeois
A child creates a wonderful gift to make her Grandmother feel better.
1000 great quilt blocks by:Maggi McCormick Gordon
(Paper) Quilt Picture
From Sherri Osborn,
Inspired by WA-Wendy - Design your own paper quilt using a variety of papers and supplies.

Materials Needed:
Square piece of paper
Encourage kids to use basic quilt patterns to make beautiful designs with paper. For a group of children have each child design one square and then piece them together like a blanket.

You can use a variety of items for the quilt design:
Construction Paper
Wallpaper Samples
Gift Wrap
Fabric Scraps
Tissue Paper