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hokiekate
« on: May 24, 2007 10:06:23 AM »

This is a memorial quilt made from some old t-shirts as a commissioned piece of work.  It was my first attempt at a t-shirt quilt, so I was pretty nervous.

I had to use some medium-weight fusible interfacing on the back of each scrap, so the finished top was WAY bulkier and heavier than I was used to.  This made maneuvering the top to quilt it very difficult.  But, I managed.  See for yourself:



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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2007 10:34:27 AM »

This is very lovely!  A different feel then the usual t-shirt quilt, but I really like what you did with it.
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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2007 10:37:46 AM »

That's a great idea for a t-shirt quilt.  I really like it.  You did a wonderful job.
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2007 10:42:06 AM »

This is so wonderful!  Is the whole front made with t-shirts?  What is the backing?  I love the finished look!  A mix between classic quilting style and new wave style.
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« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2007 09:41:32 AM »

Wow!  It's really beautiful. 
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hokiekate
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2007 10:10:19 AM »

The whole thing is t-shirts except for the border.  The border and backing are the same material - a Kona cotton.

Thanks for all the nice comments!
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zenochka
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2007 08:53:39 AM »

I like how it's different than the usual t-shirt quilts
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