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February 10, 2019
Sunday Quilt Inspiration: college memories from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Having just spent most of my week with a bunch of teenagers who all plan to attend a college, I thought it might be a nice idea to take a look at some of the college memory quilts that are on Pinterest. 

An LSU commissioned quilt for a retiree from her coworkers.
I've made a couple, one LSU and one SLU, which are the first ones on this list. Everything else is just sort of randomly selected and not necessarily on my boards.

Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories: SLU Tee-shirt Quilt

Other, randomly selected, college tee-shirt quilts...
I like the mismatched pattern and border around the edges. Also like the black border between shirts and square edge pattern

I am going to do this with all my High School Sports shirts....Neat Idea!   T-Shirt QuiltTshirt quilt tutorials!!! I started mine (Mizzou, too, how funny!) a long time ago, but was only going to sew shirt squares together... I'm SO glad I kept my scraps, because this one looks SO much cooler!! I can't wait to get working on it! :D

Turn your old favourite shirts into a T-shirt quilt! | Craft projects for every fan!

How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt for Beginners a Step-by-Step Guide | FeltMagnet

Turn your old favourite shirts into a T-shirt quilt! | Craft projects for every fan!

How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt for Beginners a Step-by-Step Guide | FeltMagnet

As I leave Beta convention and all of that fun behind me, I can't help but think of all ...

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December 11, 2018
Day 11: What did you think you would be when you grew up? from Nestlings By Robin

Did you know from a certain age exactly what you would dedicate your life to?
I am not sure most people know and I certainly didn't. I don't remember ever saying, "I am going to be a ……"  My mother doesn't remember me talking about anything specific either.

It wasn't until high school that I actually decided what direction to head.  My father recommended the Coast Guard which is what he knew.  I must have seemed directionless and so something was better than nothing.

In high school I was in the NJROTC and thrived.  I knew I ...

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April 7, 2018
» Sunday Best Quiltworks

Custom Twin sample

With high school graduation approaching this year and special events like weddings, birthdays, and anniversaries happening year round, we receive a multitude of inquiries about custom made t-shirt quilts and memory quilts!

T-shirt quilts are also perfect for: themed shirt collectors, military, athletes and sports teams, scouts, colleges, bands or special clubs and groups, gifts and memory quilts.

Here's a little info we've put together to help you choose your quilt size and budget for a custom t-shirt quilt. If you're looking for a more detailed quilt ...

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November 12, 2017
SLU tee-shirt quilt finish from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

We started with this...

And this

Then eventually made it to this...

And this...

And all the way down to this...

And ended up with this front...

And this yellow and green back...

Quilt Stats
Name: Ainsworth Tee-shirt Memory Quilt
Size: 84 x 92
Fabrics: Tee shirts from client
Backing: yellow and deep green Kona
Binding: deep green Kona 
Pattern: Puzzle design
Quilting: Custom FMQ based on tee design
Completed: November 6, 2017

And the requisite close-up to show the custom quilting, which is the time-consuming part of the process, but also the most fun. :)

What do you think of ...

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