T-shirt 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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A trip to my favorite children’s used clothing store and a purchase of gently used baby t-shirts is the beginning a handmade baby t-shirt quilt idea. It took me awhile to browse the many aisles and sizes since I was not looking for any particular size, color or even style.  The baby t-shirts in this …

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Easy steps in sewing a t-shirt quilt. Interested? Old shirts transformed into a t-shirt quilt can be a lifetime of memories. Here are a few pointers to follow when sewing a t-shirt quilt: The instructions are based on a 15″ finished square T-shirt block. The quilt will eventually have the same sized quilt block with fabric …

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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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! Thanks to Grandma, I now can give back to others with my talents, she gentled seeded so many years ago. None gives me greater pleasure than to do memory t-shirt quilts, as I did for the Mom and step-father of one of my former students, Troy, who was taken from all of us too early in life. As I sat and cut, measured, sewed, and gently hand quilted each t-shirt of his life, I too recalled his many days in my classroom. “Quilts are like friend, a great source of comfort.”

A t-shirt quilt story and directions for making your own quilt.
You have a dresser drawer or closet full of old t-shirts. It is time to clean out and make room for going shopping for those after 4th of July sales. Maybe you just find it is just time to clean but you really don’t want to part with those shirts after all these years. Like pictures, t-shirts hold memories of a time when…

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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