Quilted

The first of three t-shirt quilts I’m making with Mom is quilted and packed up to go back to her for binding! Not always the most attractive quilts, t-shirt quilts can have a lot of meaning and I know these three will help keep my sister-in-law’s memory alive in her grandchildren. Plus, I think this one looks better than most!

There was no pattern, I did an internet search for t-shirt quilts and drafted them from ones that inspired us.

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Pantograph is Hearts in Bloom.

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12 thoughts on “Quilted

  1. Beautiful Mary. How wonderful that you are doing this for her Grands. I hope it is offering you some comfort and healing as you complete these memorial hugs. (love the panto too-I just ordered it!).

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  2. This really is a labour of love Mary. So special that you work so well together with your mother. I’m praying for your surgery tomorrow and the weeks ahead. I enjoy following your blog, especially your beautiful quilts.

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  3. Oh how I wish I had seen your T-shirt quilt before I did two for my granddaughters. I don’t like the t-shirt quilt and drug my feet for three years before I just bit the bullet and did them. The pieced blocks add so much. If they ever talk me into doing another, I will add the pieced blocks. Love your quilt.

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  4. Amazing to me that with all you’re going through, you still have time and energy to think of others, and to do so in such a creative way is testament to your talents. I’ll be thinking of you in the coming weeks…sending good thoughts your way.

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  5. I like the way you varied the size of the blocks and broke them up with pinwheels. It really takes it a step up from the usual tee shirt quilts. What kind of stabilizer did you use for the tee shirts?

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  6. Mary, I am traveling to family get-together tomorrow, but wanted let you know I am praying your surgery goes
    well on Thursday and that your recovery is not awful. You were much more patient than i would have been
    waiting for the surgery! Elizabeth

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