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Thread: how many shirts?

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    Power Poster sewnsewer2's Avatar
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    Roughly how many men's shirts do you think it would take to make a quilt?

    A firend's hubby passed and I will be making a quilt for her from his shirts.

    We have several designs in mind to choose from. She has about 40 cotton shirts and I was wondering if that was plenty.

    Thanks!

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    Super Member beachlady's Avatar
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    I would thnk so!

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    Sounds like it to me.

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    WOW,
    what a wonderful thing
    you are doing for
    your friend.
    She can wrap herself
    in Love.

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    40 shirts will be plenty. With that many you could even make it double sided. Happy sewing.

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    Thanks. I am going over there tomorrow and she is going to choose a design.

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    http://www.suite101.com/content/how-...clipse-a247896
    I found this site that has instructions. Not sure if this is what you are looking for but just incase.

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    you'll be surprised at how much fabric you can get from a shirt. I have one in my future too..I hope you share pictures. =)

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    I just posted this on another topic, but it might be something you could consider- only 7 shirts to make a quilt!

    http://thethriftyquilter.blogspot.co...e-thrifty.html

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    Power Poster sewnsewer2's Avatar
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    I can't remember how many I used, but here is the quilt I made from his shirts (last year).
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