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    Quilting T shirts using orphan quilt blocks

    I like V neck T shirts, I decided to experiment adding orphan sample quilt blocks I have stored away and ironed them on these 2 t shirts with a double stick fusible web.

    Thank you for looking.
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    Sweet!!! I can envision red heart in mixed heart fabric for Valentine's Day, reindeer in the snow with cardinals in the background, & so many other holiday prints. Now I have an idea how to use those left over fabrics. Thanks!!!
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    Thank you

    Pic came out far too big - sorry

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    Great use of orphan blocks! Clever idea!!!

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    Thank you 😊

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    Lovely and creative way to dress up a plain t-shirt. I think you've found a great product to have in a shop at an arts and crafts sale or for a chairty fundraiser.

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    So creative! I'm thinking I could do that to repurpose some of my blocks. Thank you for sharing.

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    Great thinking! I could see this on jackets, too.

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    Very cute. I like your creative ideas of what to do with orphan blocks.

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    Looks good and great Idea.
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    Great idea for those extra blocks!

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    What a terrific idea! I'm with you about V-neck T-shirts. I may have to give this a try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FabQuilter View Post
    I like V neck T shirts, I decided to experiment adding orphan sample quilt blocks I have stored away and ironed them on these 2 t shirts with a double stick fusible web.

    Thank you for looking.
    Great Use of those orphan blocks and it really makes the Tee look great too.
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    I'm sorting through some orphan blocks now... and "why didn't I think of that?" Great idea...thanks.
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    Neat idea to use orphan blocks!

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    That's a great idea, and they turned out very well. I tried something similar a few weeks ago, sewing a stray block on the front of a sweatshirt, but it was a little less than perfectly straight (trying for on point), and I added a bias tape edge around it, which was more trouble than it was worth. It did cover up a stain on that sweatshirt, which I only wear around the house in any case. I like your method better and will try that soon. Thanks for sharing!
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    Great idea!!
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    great idea....looks great too

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