A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 307,605
Currently Running With Scissors:
531 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 [2]  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: T shirt (first) quilt  (Read 5658 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
ColorByNumbers
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2006 12:43:02 PM »

Very cute! Great for car rides too!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Life seems perfect for just a few moments, when you open a fresh new box of crayons."
coreisten
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2006 10:33:14 AM »

I'd love to do this with my kids old cothes, but I have a couple questions..

Do you just cut them into a square shape (removing the arms and bottom etc?) ? Do you use reguar sutffing or that sheet batting stuff? Is it a whole shirt or just the important part (front or back?)? Did you pin it to the sheet then sew it all or do it in parts?


Wow...maybe it would have been more efficient to ask for a tute! Grin That's sooo nice and a great way to remember all the fun stuff you did and liked growing up. I have this AWFUL Billy Ray Cyrus shirt that I'd have to use if I made one for me!

I just cut the t shirts into a nice 13x13 square so the design remained, removing the sleeves and neck (the important part as you put it), and neck line. i used batting for the inside.

Sew all the tshirts together first, then lay down your backing, put the batting on top of that followed by the t shirt part. Pin it all together and sew sew sew. I would also reccomend using fusible interfacing on the back of the shirts before you sew it to the backing since jersy knit tends to change shape whenever it feels like it.

I hope that was clear, and sorry it took so long to reply, i didnt think my tshirt quilt would get that many comments.

Thanks for all the nice words!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2]  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Roaming Gnome
@Home This Weekend: Welcoming Door Decor
Trim the Tree: Crafty Ornaments for the Holiday Season

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.