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Thread: T-shirt quilt done

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    So this is what I've been working on the last few weeks. I'm making two of these for a client...and I finally finished this one up today. It came out really weird as I didn't have a pattern to go on. I made this up as I went along...and I suppose it didn't turn out too badly. I used flannel on the back and really enjoyed working with that. It's not stretchy, but really soft and warm.

    Anyway, here's what I came out with...what do you think?
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    I think it's awesome, I love it!


    The colours are great, and I love the layout. Well done dude! :-)

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    I like your colors and it looks nicely done-good job. Sometimes it's really fun not to work with a pattern-use your creativity!

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    I think you have done a terrific job on this one, it will be treasured for sure :D :D :D

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    Looks really great!! You did really good and I bet they will love it!! Skeat

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    I like your layout a lot!! Great job!

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    Looks great - good job!!!

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    That's great. I am working on one right now. So you have given me some layout ideas. I have made one before but just made it with uniform blocks. It is very hard to decide how you want to lay them out and what color fabric to use to frame them. Way to go! :)

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    I think you did great!!

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    Good work!!!

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    ::throws clothes around closet checking to see if there's enough tshirts for a quilt::

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    Look how well you got that stretchy fabric to behave! Job well done.

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    The trick for me to make the stretchy behave was flannel backing. It didn't move and it kind of "stuck" to the front part and framed it up. I used the whole t-shirt in making this...so the different colors are from the t-shirts themselves. I've got to make one more, so hopefully it comes out as good as this one...

    Thanks guys!

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    It looked to me all T-shirt were Nike. But, oh my, it was tie tacked!!!LOL


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    Fantastic!! What a great idea for the t-shirts...

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    A great job!!!

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    That is great. I'm sure your client is going to love it.

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    I would like to try one with my kids' cloths when they are little.
    May I ask you ome question how to make this?
    Did you sandwitch the batting between flannels and the top?
    Do I need to use the fusing backing for the bakcside of the quilt top? How do the seamallowance ( T-shirt edge) go, I am afraid if thy rolls up. Or spray basted???

    Pleae advise!! Help me!!

    Panda

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    I love it. GREAT JOB!

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    Quote Originally Posted by youme
    I would like to try one with my kids' cloths when they are little.
    May I ask you ome question how to make this?
    Did you sandwitch the batting between flannels and the top?
    Do I need to use the fusing backing for the bakcside of the quilt top? How do the seamallowance ( T-shirt edge) go, I am afraid if thy rolls up. Or spray basted???

    Pleae advise!! Help me!!

    Panda
    If you do a search how to make a t-shirt quilt, you will get a lot of helpful info. You need to use fusible woven interfacing on the back of the shirts to keep them from stretching. The other one that I made I did not use batting in at all. Maybe there might be a possibility that someone will do a class near where you live. Also, might be a tutorial some place.

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    I really like it!!

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