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Kansas Women and Their Quilts Traveling Trunk

This trunk contains:

Kansas Women and Their Quilts Traveling Resource TrunkTeaching Manual with worksheets, vocabulary list, and a reading list

5 Books

  • Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt
  • The Bedspread
  • The Canada Geese Quilt
  • The Patchwork Quilt
  • Small Folk Quilters

Our Patchwork Past: The Story of Quilts in Kansas History (video)

Sewing box

Cotton boll

2 Parquetry block sets & 6 pattern cards

5 Quilts

  • Quilted square
  • Denim comforter (small)
  • Feed sack quilt (small)
  • Lap size quilt
  • Full size quilt

Fabric sample blocks & corresponding information cards

2 Feed sacks

Feed sack apron

Feed sack bloomers

"How to Make a Quilt" (sequencing cards)

5 Kansas City Star quilt patterns

5 Quilt posters

2 Ribbons

"What's in the Middle?"

"Quilt Name Game" (21 card matching activity)

Rubber stamps

Quilt block examples

"From the Heart" short story

Primary sources

  • Inventory of Essential of Outfit
  • 2 Immigrant Guides (excerpts)
    • The Prairie Traveler: A Hand-book for Overland Expeditions
    • Hand-Book to Kansas Territory and the Rocky Mountains' Gold Region
  • Montgomery Ward Catalog pages
  • Diary excerpts
  • 9 Photographs

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