InstructionsInstructions for HST (Half-Square Triangles) can be found easily on the internet.
The plaid squares were cut from the shirts (there is ALOT of usable fabric in an XL and larger mens' shirts!) and white squares out of yardage.
I cut the squares 6 1/2" and trimmed the finished blocks to 5 1/2" after stitching the diagonal seams
Quilt finished approx. 45 x 55 (9 ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Cute, Traditional, Casual, Holiday, Classic
Recycled plaid mens' shirts and other garments 100% cotton for triangles, binding, and adorable polka dot backing
What was your inspiration?
This was made for my niece's baby. I wanted to make him a quilt with fabric that he wouldn't outgrow by his 3rd birthday.
What are you most proud of?
My niece loved it!
It was a fun project recycling the shirts.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Making the HST are time consuming but I think the end result was worth it.