Ok, I learned alot making this quilt. First-I AM NOT A QUILTER!!
This was made using Amy Butler's Lotus Brick Path Quilt Free pattern. http://www.amybutlerdesign.com/pdfs/LotusQuilt.pdf
I figured it was simple enough that I would actually finish it and I did. It turned out much larger than I realized too, 6'X6' I think.
The second thing I learned it don't use knits for quilting. Luckily I had read somewhere that I would need to use interfacing on the knits, but the special interfacing was quite pricey.
I used my brother's shirts and military uniforms. He was a marine and died in a car wreck along with two other men on his 20th birthday just a few days after returning to the states following a year in Iraq. That was in 2003 and my parents couldn't bring themselves to clean out his closet even after all these years, so I thought this would be a nice way to use his clothes in something they could use and remember him daily.
I'm pleased with how it turned out and so glad I chose this simple pattern. I'm more of an instant gratification seamstress.
(the stripes are actually blue and yellow not raimbow)