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« on: May 06, 2011 06:29:45 AM »

4 or maybe it was even 5 nearly solid days of work later...

Front, nearly 80X80"


Back


Paul Frank shirts


Shirts hand painted or stencilled by me


Shirts from swaps here on Craftster


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My sister's old shirts


And my favourite of the lot


Some pieces were too small so I made patches with 4 squares so I could use all the fun little bits





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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2011 06:43:37 AM »

i so want to make a tshirt quilt!!! i have a bunch of band shirts that DH no longer wears so it's just a matter of sitting down and doin it now! great job on it! you have inspired me to the cutting on mine at least!
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2011 07:27:32 AM »

Man, you finished quick! It looks awesome, and I love the collection you've had going. It looks like it's going to be super comfortable. Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2011 08:22:31 AM »

Awesome!  Love the color!

I am in the middle of one with my hubby's old grateful dead tees and tie-dyes.  I agree with ilovesnails...great inspiration!!!!
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2011 10:22:02 AM »

Awesome!  I can't believe you did that so fast.  Shocked
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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2011 10:49:50 AM »

I was worth the work to make such a memory quilt!  It is way bigger than I thought---well done!  I especially love all of the pops of color!
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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2011 10:56:15 AM »

It's way bigger than I thought it was going to be too, I don't know how that happened! I cut the squares 10x10" and there are 8 across and down and the seam allowance is about 3/8" but still the finished thing is nearly 80x80", now how did that happen?!
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« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2011 11:17:59 AM »

Love it - looks fab and I bet if feels lovely and soft too.
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« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2011 12:44:45 PM »

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« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2011 02:29:23 PM »

I love it too!
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