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1  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Two Huge T-Shirt Quilts on: June 08, 2011 10:48:52 AM
I love your quilt.  The band around the edges looks great!  Did you use any kind of stabilizer on the back of the t-shirts? What kind of fabric did you use as the backing and is there batting inbetween?

I didnt use any type of stabilizer (I didn't even think of it, but I didn't have too much trouble without one). I used a flannel backing because I wanted it to be warm. But I recently made another one for a friend and used just a plain cotton backing cause he said his dorm room is roasting. And I used a 1/4" loft polyester batting.
2  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Two Huge T-Shirt Quilts on: June 03, 2011 02:24:26 PM
I love these! I have a small pile of shirts that I want to do this with. Can I ask about how big you cut your tshirt squares?

My squares are 12" x 12". I just used that size because I had a plastic square that size, and with a rotary cutter it was super quick to cut them all.
3  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Two Huge T-Shirt Quilts on: June 03, 2011 11:51:46 AM
I had way to many tshirts lying around that I did not want to get rid of, but also wasn't going to wear... so I made a quilt! My sister liked mine so I made one for her too. The striped border is made with the backs of the shirts, so the colors match.








4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / mittens in school colors for grad gifts on: May 29, 2010 11:31:25 AM
I didnt know what to give my friends for graduation presents cause buying something is lame and money is also lame. since we are all going to college here in minnesota or illinois, i decided to make mittens!
gold and black for st olaf
purple and white for st kates
burgundy and gray for hamline university
and red and gray for illinois tech

they have elastic around the wrists and a fleece lining as well. cost: about $2 a pair
sorry the pics are blurry





5  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Misc. Gift Idea Brain Blockage / Re: My generic graduation gift- a personalized sewing kit. on: June 15, 2009 11:42:37 AM
thats an awesome idea! i never know what to get people that they will actuallly use. i think ill even make one for myself...
6  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / collage book cover with pattern on: July 14, 2008 12:54:34 PM
is this the right board for this? its a textbook cover made out of random pictures and contact paper. and its removable without damage to the book.


front


side


tutorial:
1. cut out the shape below along the outside lines. i used newspaper but any paper will work.

2. fill in the blue parts with pictures or anything you want. use glue stick to attach the pictures right to the pattern you cut out.
3.  cover the entire thing with clear contact paper and fold the flaps.  i used little metal things (cant remember what they are called) to keep my cover on the book


7  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / marker doodle on: July 14, 2008 12:46:23 PM
this is just a doodle i did in regular crayola markers.
i think it turned out pretty swell.
8  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Amelie ...playing with charcoal... on: June 10, 2008 12:13:07 PM
Oh my gosh.
that is amazing!! you are soooooooooooooo good!
im really jelous cuz mine drawings never look that good.
9  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / painted shoebox on: May 31, 2008 02:46:49 PM
this is a box i painted just for fun.

also, would anyone know what board i would put decoupage projects in?
10  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / 2 watercolors on: May 31, 2008 02:41:46 PM
ones a mission i went to in san diego.


ones a tiger.
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