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Topic: Race T-shirt Quilt  (Read 7994 times)
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« on: January 16, 2012 01:14:41 PM »

I made this quilt for my partner's Christmas present. It was a bit late, since I got overwhelmed by it and its problems before Christmas and gave up on it. Luckily, he gave me a sewing machine for Christmas, which inspired me to solve the problems and finish this quilt! It's made of all his running and cycling race T-shirts which he has collected over the years, and wanted to keep due to sentimental value, but never wore. So I looked up lots of designs for T-shirt quilts online, but found them mostly boring... just squares. So I made this pattern. It's my first quilt, so it was a learning experience, and to my eyes the flaws are pretty obvious, but apparently, not to my partner's. He and the dog both love it!
Here it is:

« Last Edit: January 23, 2012 12:53:55 PM by MareMare - Reason: to reveal images for new member » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2012 04:35:17 PM »

Thanks, MareMare, for putting that image up for me!
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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2012 08:46:22 AM »

what an awesome idea
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2012 10:34:09 AM »

I love the way you made this! Looks great!

« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2012 12:58:00 PM »

That is such a clever take on a tshirt quilt!  I really like the design and that you incorporated your partner's interests into it as well. 

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« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2012 07:23:11 AM »

great design! it's a very unique t-shirt quilt & totally not boring. Love it!
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