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NASCAR, CA and Flag Tshirt Quilt

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NASCAR USA Tshirt Quilt Back

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Creative Quilt Backs taught by Elizabeth Hartman

Make the back of your quilt as pretty and interesting as the front with easy ideas from this free mini-class by renowned quilter Elizabeth Hartman.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Funky, Traditional, Casual
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What materials did you use? Nascar Tshirts, Flags on blue fabric, Fusible Interfacing

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What are you most proud of? For the creative quilt back I had a couple of Tshirt pieces leftover from the front, plus I had some extra fabric to make a symbol of a USA flag. I also incorporated Kona Black and plain white fabrics to make a checkered flag symbol. I also used up some more of the flag fabric I had used as "fill fabric" on the front. I just kept adding pieces to it as I needed to come up with the size I needed. The back was a lot of fun but work, to create. But I almost like the quilt back more than the front!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? There are lots of Tshirt quilt patterns out there but I liked this one in the asymetrical design, as not all of my Tshirt pieces were the same size. I was able to cut and piece them how I wanted. I made a mistake and used a medium-weight fusible interfacing to stabilize my Tshirts. It's almost too heavy-- I would recommend using the lightest weight fusible interfacing possible.

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Well done! Very crafty!

08/07/2013 Flag