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Design A Quilt Block Workshop

Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Our quilt block workshops are designed for individuals to critique their local and larger communities through art. These quilt blocks are then combined into community quilts that go on exhibit in museums and community centers. Participants of this workshop will engage in the pre-fabric design process. 

What's Needed To Complete

Printer paper  Crayons/markers/colored pencils/pencil 

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

This activity aids us in getting a sense of issues that are impacting communities beyond our own. We hope this encourages others to be called to act on behalf of these issues. 

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Review the required supplies list! Discuss social justice and review examples of past quilt blocks with an SJSA team member  Identify an issue that the participant would like to see more or less of in their local or larger community Design a quilt block on paper that is representative of that issue  Share the art with peers or those in the workshop to determine clarity of the message  Discuss and debrief the process with SJSA team 

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