Posted in Quilting, Special made-to-order

T-Shirt Quilt Full of Memories

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A few months ago I had a request to make a t-shirt quilt for a young teenaged girl. Her mom supplied me with lots and lots of t-shirts, bandanas, house coats and even an infant receiving blanket from the hospital. 👍😀  With such a nice large collection of special T-shirts and fabric I knew this was going to be a fabulous memory blanket full of random snippets of this young lady’s childhood.

It was truly a joy for me to design, lay out and create this t-shirt quilt. There’s no doubt in my mind that this memory t-shirt quilt will be a cherished possession for decades.

The quilt top front is framed with a medium/dark shade of royal purple which is 1 of the colors for Clemson University. I chose this color since there were a few Clemson tiger shirts; this young lady is a big fan of Clemson.

For the quilt back I chose a nice torque isle, lavender and grey plaid. I don’t use a general template for any of the t-shirt quilts I make; each one is laid out to balance the colors as well as the square/rectangular cuts from each t-shirt.wp-1464097495839.jpgwp-1464096336640.jpg

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Now that I'm retired....YAY....being creative is my happy place. I love it all.....paper, yarn, fabric, paint, stamps & food! So thankful God has blessed me with a wonderful family & an appreciative grateful heart.....Life is good :) Another blog to visit if you enjoy card making and scrapbooking: http://paper-creations117.blogspot.com

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