Stack Squares, Patchwork Patterns

Stack Squares, Patchwork Patterns craft

Patterns are everywhere! Capture your favorites inside squares for a surprising quilt-like design using Black Color Explosion™.

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    Distinctive geometric patterns are found in all the world’s cultures. Pick an area that has traditional designs you find appealing—or invent your own style by taking a look around your everyday world.

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    Check out clothing such as Kente cloth from Ghana, window shapes in interesting buildings, zillij patterns, household items such as Uzbek suzani, and other things that have distinctive patterns.

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    With Crayola Black Color Explosion™ Markers, mark columns and rows of squares on Black Color Explosion™ Paper. Inside each square make a design or symbol, much like a patchwork quilt. Make sure all the squares look great together. The colors will surprise you as they’re revealed beneath the black!