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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Quirky Quilting

Class Topic:

Quirky Quilting



(Overview & big concepts)


Students are exposed to a variety of patterns and textiles. Students understand how to create patterns using symmetry.

MFA Connections:

 Native North American, Japanese Kimono

Art-making activity:

Fabric collage qulit squares

Pre-tour group activity:

Felt boards

Follow-up activity:

Create fabric squares to sew into a tapestry


Created By

Sarah Arcotta