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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Funky
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What materials did you use? Years worth of Hockey jerseys, and Baseball tee shirts

hobbyhorse on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? How well it all came together after many attempts at a layout to get all the different lengths of squares to come together perfectly! And the look on his face when they picked it up! I am also very proud of the squares I created, using smaller logos, and even a section of one jersey that was autographed. The Center CCI square is made up of his high school graduation shirt, as well as logos from his father being in the RCMP..

hobbyhorse on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Stabilize all shirts! It is time consuming, but well worth it in the end. Take your time with planning and cutting, and don't stretch the 'fabric' when piecing.

hobbyhorse on craftsy.com

I love this quilt....what did you use to "stabilize" the shirts?

12/27/2011 Flag

Not sure what it is called, but my local quilt shop carries a special knit iron-on interfacing specifically for tee shirt quilts. It also comes in white or black, so it was good for all the shirts. Much nicer feel than a non-woven would have produced.

12/27/2011 Flag

The quilting is wonderful....did you do this on a longarm? I like the way you made the lengths of the shirts different! Very nice gift!!!

12/31/2011 Flag

The lady who quilted my Ribbon of Hope quilt did this for me on her long arm machine. I have told my three sons that I want one of them for Christmas some day, but .... I deliberately made the squares all the same width, but not necessarily the same length. I wanted a scrappier, but organized look to the quilt. The fun part was fiddling around till each row was the same length, which I did by shortening some of the squares if I had to. Glad you like it.

12/31/2011 Flag

What a great quilt! I made a tee shirt one many years ago and used regular stabilzer but it did make it somewhat stiff like you said. I did not know then that this knit type stabilizer was available. Thanks for sharing that info!

01/01/2012 Flag

Great quilt ! I am going to make my granddaughter out of her softball jerseys.I may need help !

03/05/2012 Flag

I'll help if I can, it's not too difficult, just make sure to iron stabilizer on wrinkle free...

03/05/2012 Flag