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tee shirt quilt

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Funky, Casual
sfgrrl on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? t-shirts/cotton fabric/purchased binding/100% polyester batting

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What are you most proud of? Finding storage for all those tee shirts all these years. I wish I had cut them into squares as I went along they would have been easier to store!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? It is not as easy as it might seem. The tees are stretchy, the iron-on interfacing was difficult to sew. I had difficulty keeping everything square and couldn't use the framing I wanted for each tee. I used really puffy poly batting which I had never used before - I like it, though the quilt is quite heavy! I may use again when I have something that I will quilt more heavily. It might have more interesting definition?! I used purchased binding - I find it firmer - to corral all those puffy layers.

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years ago I made a quilt for one of my sons from old coats and wool pants.This picture reminds me .

01/04/2014 Flag