Design Challenges

Ready for a challenge? Have fun! If you are struggling, don't forget to check out the tutorials for each topic.

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Daily Life

A quilt made for one person by another depicting their life can create a deep connection

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Diversity

Quilts often express abstract concepts. This quilt for example is a clear example of diversity, from the fabrics to the garb of the people.

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Obama's Election

Quilts can also be political. Obama's election was a big deal for people around the world, and this quilt commemorates it.

Loops:

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Twisted Star

The twisted star is a recent design by south western native americans. Make a twisted star quilt cover the screen by using loops to move the pattern around the stage.

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Tulip Star

Almira Jackson's Tulip Star quilt is a refreshing take on the beloved star quilt pattern from south western native americans.

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Radical Rose

Adding a black circle to the center of a traditional rose pattern was meant to embed abolition into every fabric of life.

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Night Time

Clemence Gardipee wanted to break free of the morning star design, and so created something she saw as embodying the night.

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Little Stars

Using bits of what others might call waste cloth, Rosaline Long Knife created another take on the south western star pattern.

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Many Circles

The twisted star is a recent design by south western native americans. Make a twisted star quilt cover the screen by using loops to move the pattern around the stage.

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Ntonso Patchwork Quilt

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Pine Cone

Southern African Quilters translated the 3D pine cone into a 2D version with incredible and cool looking results.

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Star

The Morning Star pattern in native american quilts is ubiquitous and meaningful, this is the traditional design.

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Gees Bend

Gees Bend quilts can often be seen as switching back and forth between things. Let's use conditionals to give our script the ability to switch and make decissions.

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West African Cloth

The designs from Gees Bend often mirrors kente cloth patterns like this one.

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Gees Bend Boxes

An iteration of the gees bend design is rotating the strips into a scaling box pattern.