Games and Fun Stuff

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Scavenger Hunts

The Quilt Index Scavenger Hunt is a fun way to become better acquainted with using the various searching and browsing options available on the Quilt Index. A great resource for students and teachers, it's also very useful for quilters looking for inspiration from a variety of periods in American quilting history.

Click the link above to work on the scavenger hunt collaboratively in wiki format, or download a PDF version of the scavenger hunt here: Media:QuiltIndexScavengerHunt.pdf.

Modeled after the original Quilt Index Scavenger Hunt, the Michigan Quilt Scavenger Hunt is a fun tool to help you or your students become better acquainted with both using the various searching and browsing options available on the Quilt Index and with Michigan history and quilting traditions. You may download the PDF version of the Michigan Quilt Scavenger Hunt here: Media:MichiganQuiltScavengerHunt.pdf.

Jigsaw Puzzles

The jigsaw puzzles that can be found at the urls below are based on a pieced hexagons quilt by Sarah A. Haynes in the Michigan State University Museum Great Lakes Quilt Center collection.

60 pieces, non-rotating
40 pieces, rotating

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Hexagons
Sarah A. Haynes
Gladwin, MI, 1892
http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?pbd=MichiganMSUMuseum-a0b4s8-a

Games from the Illinois State Museum

Design Your Own Patriotic Quilt Top Game

http://www.museum.state.il.us/flashapps/clink/applique.swf

Piece Your Own Quilt Block Game

Piece a virtual Barn Raising, Pinwheel, Straight Furrows, Streak of Lightning, or Sunshine and Shadow quilt.

Personal tools
IMLS NEH MATRIX MSU MUSEUM Alliance for American Quikts