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UNM Lobo Tshirt Quilt

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UNM Lobo Tshirt Quilt

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Casual
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What materials did you use? Tshirts, 100% cotton, prllon knit stabalizer

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What are you most proud of? The facy that my folk are so proud of it and have asked me to make another one to put into an auction/fundraiser for the scholarships they provide.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure you stabalize the Tshirt w/ a knit stabilizer (Pellon is what I used) If you choose to use different size blocks as I did, be prepared to do a lot of math and mapping placement of blocks and fillers to square it all up.. I worked in rows. Remember to add the 1/2 inch for each seam, but subtract for your layout of quilt top.

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This is so much more interesting and nicely done than most tee shirt quilts. Really nice.

08/29/2011 Flag

Thank you

09/01/2011 Flag

Nice looking quilt. Grandaughter is wanting one made for her!

08/30/2011 Flag

very nice! Stabilize, stabilize, stabilize, That is definitly the key to working on t-shirts :-)

09/17/2011 Flag

You're saying to use a 'knit' stabilizer, yet another quilter on Craftsy said to never use one for knits as it will pucker. Now I'm confused.

04/20/2014 Flag

That is what has worked for me... don't know what else to tell you. It may lay better with another stabilizer.

04/28/2014 Flag