Sleeping on Our Hopes and Dreams – SCOPES-DF

Lesson Details

Age Ranges
Fab-Safety.1, Fab-Fabrication.1, Fab-Design.1

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Tina Kovach


Students us design software (we used Powerpoint) to create a graphic which states a personal goal or vision. They cut the image on the HTV vinyl cutter, and heat press the image to a pillowcase, so their dreams stay in the forefront of their mind.

What You'll Need

HTV Vinyl

Vinyl Cutter

Design Software or Microsoft Powerpoint


The Instructions

Design image that depicts a personal goal or inspirational statement.

Students used PowerPoint to select graphics and text to state a hope for the future. They also searched the internet for inspirational quotes.

Students use a landscape empty page of PowerPoint.

Students taught to create and modify text.

Students taught to import images

Students taught to attach and email a MSOffice document.


  • (Fab-Safety.1): I can safely conduct myself in a Fab Lab and observe operations under instructor guidance.
  • (Fab-Fabrication.1): I can follow instructor guided steps that link a software to a machine to produce a simple physical artifact.
  • (Fab-Design.1): I can be responsible for various activities throughout a design process within a group under instructor guidance.