As part of our Art Unit, I asked two quilters to share their quilts with us. The kids really enjoyed seeing (and touching) the quilts and asking questions about how they were made.
After seeing "real" quilts, we made our own using paper. We started by painting paper. I love how beautiful the paper was. We put drops of liquid watercolor on wet paper and then added lots of salt. It just gets prettier as it dries. I cut the paper into squares (and strips for the rolled paper collage).
I then cut off the pattern part of the paper. We hung them with the quilt so that our families could use the clues of color and pattern to figure out which one their child did.