Finish It Up Wednesday ~ T-Shirt Quilt

One of our pastors at church is leaving to plant a new church back in his home state of Texas.

So I made this quilt as a going away gift. At our church, if you are serving in any area on a Sunday, you wear a Lifechurch t- shirt. It helps identify at a glance to our visitors who is a vetted church worker. We get new shirts a couple times a year at least. So I gathered some shirts and made a quilt!

The back is actually a light gray.

I like to use a neutral solid for sashing and borders on t-shirt quilts.

Yes, he liked it!

Sorry for the reverses photos, I took them from a Facebook Live video feed.

We will miss him and his wife, but we send our love and support with them.

Have a great day!

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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6 Responses to Finish It Up Wednesday ~ T-Shirt Quilt

  1. Patti says:

    I want the T shirt that says “these are my church clothes!”

  2. Anja @ Anja Quilts says:

    That’s an awesome gift. A great memory.

  3. Sandi says:

    That’s a wonderful gift, he and his wife will treasure it always. It looked really nice. Hugs,

  4. What a great gift! I enjoyed reading the shirts on the quilt. It’s always hard to see people from our church families leave, but you are sending them off with a quilty hug. Nicely done, Katy!

  5. Shannon says:

    Your church has some cool shirts! We get shirts for serving at special events. They are some of my favorites to wear. Your quilt is beautiful!

  6. What a nice gift. A t-shirt quilt is a labor of love;).

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