1. Gift Quilts

    As promised a few weeks ago, I am sharing a photo of a quilt I started at retreat in August. I got it quilted and bound and it is now in a gift bag to take to a great niece's wedding on Saturday.  I hope she and her new husband like the quilt as much as I do. I really enjoyed making it. The quilt pictured on the right is a baby quilt and it has been shipped off for a baby shower that I won't be a…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Order Graduation T-Shirt Quilts Now

    I know that parents of seniors are feeling overwhelmed with all of the end of school activities as well as the prospect of sending their sons and daughters off to college.  It's especially hard when it's the first child to leave the nest.  You can make the transition easier for your senior if you send them off to school or to start a career with a quilt made from the many t-shirts they have accu…Read More

  4. Why You Should Choose Katy T-Shirt Quilts

    At Katy T-Shirt Quilts, the bulk of our business is local because we are located in a very large metropolitan area.  However, we do receive t-shirts from all over the United States.  People are often fearful of sending out their precious t-shirts and prefer to find someone local.  But because making t-shirt quilts is such a specialized business, it's not always possible to find a local quilter …Read More

  5. Fabric Sale Is Done, So I Can Concentrate on T-Shirt Quilts

    Here are some pictures of just a little of the fabric that we had for sale this past weekend.  Betty and I had lots and lots of fabric, but our turnout wasn't as good as it has been in the past.  I don't know if the weather was too cool or our quilting friends already have too much in their own stashes.  But we did sell some fabric and then Betty loaded up her car with fabric to donate to our q…Read More

  6. It’s Time to Order for Graduation and Spring Holidays

    The holidays are over and I've enjoyed working on some charity quilts and a couple of quilts for myself, but I'm looking forward to getting back in the groove and working on customer quilts.  For those of you who are thinking about t-shirt quilts for graduations, birthdays, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day or Father's Day, now is the time to get your shirts together.  I know a lot of you are probab…Read More

  7. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

    It's beginning to look like Christmas at the  Katy T-Shirt Quilts household.  Santa's elves have been working overtime to get everyone's Christmas quilts finished and delivered on time for Christmas.  We've also been very busy trying to prepare for our own family Christmas after a busy Thanksgiving weekend.  Unfortunately, we've had to turn down several Christmas jobs because potential custome…Read More