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Thread: Culled shirts from my closet, added to my stash

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    Super Member Eddie's Avatar
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    I was having trouble hanging clothes up in my closet yesterday, so I decided it was time to thin out the wardrobe and donate some to the local Goodwill. While I was pulling out shirts, I checked the labels on each and the 100% cotton ones went into a separate pile to keep - for a project. :) Last night, I spent a couple of hours with a rotary cutter, slashing and hacking them like a mad butcher. :twisted: Here's the stack I now have, solids on the left, prints on the right. I wonder what kind of manly looking quilt that I can make out of these now? :)
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    Nice! Have you read quiltville.com, Bonnie Hunter's use of shirts for quilts? It's a great site for lots of other info too.

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    I can see a blue, green and yellow quilt coming out of one stack alone. Also a nice scrappy soft color quilt.

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    Wow those are nice you can make a very manly quilt with those!!

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    That's a great idea! I checked the local thrift store one day for plaid flannel shirts and they had a ton. I never even thought of cotton! Time to clean my husbands closet out!

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    yeah, check out quiltville for sure.

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    I can't wait to see the quilt that you create, be sure to take pictures of the shirts before and after

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    Smart man!
    I made my husband a flannel quilt several years ago out of his outgrown flannel shirts.

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    Oh Bonnie Hunter would be so proud of you! Cant wait to see what you make!

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    How "green" of you! Can't wait to see what you make!

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