T Shirt Quilt Journey with Lady A

This summer my oldest daughter dove into sewing in a whole new way. One of her biggest projects was a t shirt quilt and today, she is here sharing her story. Please give a warm welcome to my oldest, Lady A. I started out by picking out all of my shirts and cutting them up to all around the average size (13”x13”) making sure to include the logos on them.*  Once you have them all nice and cut … [Read more...]

{How To} Memory Quilt – It’s a Wrap

We have gathered, prepped and stitched our favorite tees into this amazing story.... Now what? Well, it is time to add  the batting, some simple quilting stitchings and attach our backer. This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 1/2 Buttons … [Read more...]

{How To} Memory Quilt – Anything Goes

I thought it would be fun to take a break from stitching and share a few of the quilts I've made over the years. You will see that anything goes here. Top row: Baby Clothes Middle row: Men's Dress Shirts Bottom row: Hawaiian Style Shirts   Top row: Anything goes for this quilt.  You will find socks, boxers, name brands & even running shorts. Middle row: Firefighter... what can I … [Read more...]

{How To} Memory Quilt – part 2 stitching

Last week we started the prep work for an easy memory quilt.  We gathered our favorite tees, fused with interlining, determined finished quilt size and cut our blocks. No worries if you missed the prep work- Just click here and you will be up to date in a flash! This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 1/2 Buttons … [Read more...]

{How To} Memory Quilt – part 1

Over the years, I have made countless memory quilts for clients.  The materials range from baby clothes, concert shirts to full blown 3 piece suits. The excitement and joy expressed by my clients is always truly touching.  The one question that I am always asked is "How did you do that?" This "How To"  series will walk you through the basics of creating a tee-shirt quilt. This project is … [Read more...]