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Make a Mathematical Quilt....Moi?

As follow-up to browsing the Mathematical Quilts website, you might want to test your own hand and visual mind in the creation of a mathematical quilt. Again, Elaine Ellison to the rescue.

With co-author Diana Venters, Elaine has written two inexpensive resource books. Each includes hands-on activities and and patterns for many of the quilts shown on Elaine's website.

Their first book Mathematical Quilts (Key Curriculum Press) has four chapters:

  1. Golden Ratio Quilts
  2. Spiral Quilts
  3. Right Triangle Quilts
  4. Tiling Quilts
Their second book More Mathematical Quilts (Key Curriculum Press) has four chapters:
  1. Polygonal Fractal Quilts
  2. Linear Fractal Quilts
  3. Spatial Quilts
  4. Miscellaneous Quilts
Both books are interesting and of value....I have both, yet have never intended to construct an actual quilt. I know that is the intent of the books, but I am content with creating mathematical quilts in my mind.