This project was created by our partners at 4-H Manitoba.
Would you love to sew but aren’t sure where to start? The Fibres and Fabrics project is just what you need! In this project you will make a rag time patchwork quilt while also learning about basic sewing techniques, different kinds of fabrics and why they are used to make garments and other items.
You’ll also get to:
- Identify quilting tools
- Plan your quilt
- Discuss how quilting can be eco-friendly
- Design and create a label for your quilt
- Showcase your achievements!
The Environment & Healthy Living
Did you know?
Corduroy was a name coined during King Louis of France’s reign. The king insisted everyone around him be dressed in splendor. Even his servants were instructed to have a polished look.. So they traded in their cottons and woolens for a new cotton fabric with a more luxurious looking nap – dubbed “cord du roi”, or in English “Cords of the King?