1. How to Choose T-Shirts for your Quilt

    Many of my customers have so many t-shirts that they have a hard time narrowing them down to a reasonable number to put in a quilt. Some of them show up for appointments with bags and bags and want me to help choose. Although I can help you choose, I really don't know what is most important to you or the person for whom you are having the quilt made.  Here are a few ideas to help you narrow your …Read More

  2. Christmas in August

    Last time I saw my hairdresser, she told me that it was less than 180 days till Christmas. Well, it's been about six weeks and I have another hair appointment tomorrow, so I figured I would see how many days are left now and it's 138. That may seem like a lot and really strange since it is so hot outside, but it's definitely time to start thinking about Christmas if you want a t-shirt quilt or mem…Read More

  3. Piecing Quilts is My Passion

    In an earlier post, I talked about a quilt retreat with my quilt bee at Quilter's Cabin and posted pictures of the six of us at work piecing quilts.  When I'm not piecing T-shirt quilts, I like to piece quilts for myself or just for the sheer pleasure of using a new fabric or pattern.  My friends always tease me about how many quilt tops I piece at retreat, but sometimes that is the only time I …Read More

  4. Quilts Made from Baby Clothes

    Did your babies grow much too quickly?  Mine sure did.  My "baby" is now 42 years old.  And my youngest grandchild will be ten years old this year and I'm wondering where the time went. Babies grow out of those tiny  onesies and cute little outfits before they hardly have a chance to wear them.  Many mothers can not stand to part with their little ones' baby clothes that they grew out of much…Read More

  5. Quality Matters When Having Your T-Shirt Quilt Made.

    Are you confused by the different T-Shirt Quilt websites and the disparity in prices? You’re not the only one, and I hope I can eliminate some of the confusion for you. The old saying that you get what you pay for definitely holds true when shopping for someone to make a T-Shirt quilt for you. First, let’s consider the materials used. Anyone who makes quilts knows that the fabrics one can buy …Read More