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Fidget Quilt
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Calming and familiar, a fidget quilt provides a weighted sense of comfort and a variety of tactile activities. It was designed for Alzheimer's patients to keep their hands busy, and it can also be helpful for people on the autism spectrum. Join quilting expert Nancy McNally as she demonstrates how to make this specialty quilt for someone near to your heart.

In this Learn, Make, Create! episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Make two background quilt blocks.
  • Add fidget items including a pocket for a key, a zipper, textured fabric and more.
  • Incorporate weighted stuffing pellets.
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