Finish It Up Friday ~ T-Shirt Quilt

This has been finished for a while, but I didn’t want to post until it had been handed off.

I kept the quilting very simple and just freehanded loops. I couldn’t use a panto, because I needed to avoid bulky intersections, embroidered patches, and buttons!

I used an 18 needle on the long arm and didn’t have any issues at all quilting through even thick screen printing.

This shirt was a bit of a challenge!

The weather was very rainy when I finished so I had to take all my photos inside.

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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8 Responses to Finish It Up Friday ~ T-Shirt Quilt

  1. Theresa says:

    Looks great! I have made t-shirt quilts for all three of my daughters high school graduations. They love them! I just had someone ask me to make one using sports jerseys! I am hesitant because it seems like the fabric would be hard to work with. Do you have any experience with that?

  2. A classic t-shirt quilt and so well done!

  3. Anja @ Anja Quilts says:

    It looks great. Well done.

  4. lois92346 says:

    I love the variation of block sizes and colors. This is the best T shirt quilt I have ever seen.

  5. Wonderful finish, Katy. Someone will treasure this!

  6. Nicely done! Yikes, though – buttons?! I have a t-shirt quilt “in the wings” for my daughter. She and I agreed to wait until she is a bit more settled somewhere; not sure when that will be. I’m okay with waiting to finish the quilt LOL

  7. Kathy D. says:

    Wonderful quilt! I’m sure it’ll be treasured for years by the recipient.

  8. Judy Stone says:

    What a great quilt! Your quilting is just perfect and the layout of the shirts is A+. Bravo!!!

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