Memory quilt

  In the blink of an eye, little babies are cool little kids, bopping around the playground in their favorite tees. Now homemade baby quilts designed with real baby t-shirts deliver the sandbox fashion favorite to the crib set. The t-shirts incorporated into handmade baby quilts will appeal to all little newcomers, so they are …

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tshirt quilt squares for handmade and homemade quilts

Graduation is upon us and a t-shirt quilt may just the perfect gift for the graduate. Find out if the graduate has a dresser drawer or closet full of old t-shirts.  It is time to clean out the drawers as the graduate thinks about going off to college or the world of work.  Maybe it …

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There is beauty sewn into each patch of my newest memory quilt. This beauty comes from a woman’s life. Some called her mother, another wife, others shouted out for their grandmother, or sister.

Thank you to all those servicemen and women, veterans or active today and their families, for your dedication and service to our country. Read this blog, about one of your own young men and his family…

The start of a new school year is like the beginning steps to the designing of any of my baby quilts.
Today began my 39th year as an elementary classroom teacher. It was wonderful to watch the excitement of those young ladies and gentleman as they nervously entered my classroom this morning, and anxiously awaited what the school day bring and how the new school year would unfold.

Memories are not always tucked in between the pages of a book. Today they are pressed in between the 20 squares finished on the t-shirt quilt. I am designing a t-shirt quilt for my daughter for her high school graduation. Amazingly enough the thoughts and good memories that fit into each 16 x 16 inch blocks were the t-shirts worn by my daughter as she participated in soccer at age 6, played volleyball in middle school, played on the traveling teams for soccer or on her HS teams.

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