Have made a few t-shirt quilts lately. 

Have made a few t-shirt quilts lately. 

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Comment by Vicki Rauch on October 11, 2013 at 3:41pm

Thank you so much Dorothy, I sure will take advantage of the opinions and experience of the ladies on this site as I'm such a babe in the woods on this journey, but so excited to begin..  I'm actually cleaning and organizing my small sewing room to begin ASAP.  My husband recently destroyed the door casing into my room to fit my cutting table!!  But it was very worth it..  May you and everyone have an amazing joyful day and weekend!!  <3

Comment by DOROTHY DAVIS on October 11, 2013 at 12:37pm

welcome this is a fun group to join everyone has a lot of opinionsI just wish more people would respond rather than just read and agree in silence.  I too am following in my grandmothers footsteps she was a quilter also. have a blessed quilting day.

Comment by Vickie Smith on October 11, 2013 at 11:52am

Hello Vicki...  hope you enjoy your quilting journey.  The ladies on this site are friendly and helpful if you have questions.  There are several people here who have made t-shirt quilts.  I was born in Indiana and moved to the west coast in 1978.  It certainly is home to me.

Comment by Vicki Rauch on October 11, 2013 at 11:04am

Thank you so much for the welcome Vickie, I'm so excited to begin this journey.  I've made my own clothes and my husband's shirts since forever, but have always wanted to follow in my grandmother's foot steps and quilt.  I have had several of my husbands t-shirts from running races to make into a quilt for about 10 years. LOL  he doesn't believe I'll ever gt it finished, however I WILL  !!  I was born in Oregon and moved to Washington State shortly after, so I consider myself a washingtonian  lol  Can't wait to get started ASAP  

Comment by Karen Lightman on September 30, 2012 at 4:35am

Thanks guys! I can't wait to get started.

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on September 29, 2012 at 12:15pm
that is what i do also vickie. i use the lightest wt woven interfacing tho..i also use it on lt wt silks, silkie knits, tissue lame...it helps give body and stability to so many really fun to use fabrics.
Comment by Vickie Smith on September 29, 2012 at 11:07am

I use the lightest weight fusible interfacing that doesn't stretch to stabilize the t-shirt.  Fuse it to the shirt and then cut the shirt to the size I need.

Comment by Karen Lightman on September 29, 2012 at 10:57am

I'm going to do one...any pointers before I begin? Have never done one before.

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