Do you have extra baby clothes or t-shirts you just can't seem to give away? Is there someone special in your life that you would like to honor with a very unique quilt? Memory quilts and t-shirt quilts are great ways to take keepsakes and turn them into a practical yet cherish-able gift. Trish Bowman has partnered with us to bring you 5 unique courses on how to make quilt blocks for memory quilts using a variety of different materials - from t-shirts to ties!
Have you kept all of your kids sports jerseys over the years? Save your memories and turn them into a quilt they will cherish forever. In this workshop, professional memory quilt designer Trisha Bowman will show you how to use different jersey and sport uniform materials and turn them into a quilt block. Whether you make a quilt, pillow or any other kind of craft project, this memory quilt makes the perfect gift for the sports enthusiast or athlete in your life.
Do you have old t-shirts lying around that you never wear, yet are too attached to throw out? Instead of shoving them in the back of your closet, put your favorite tees to use and make a quilt! Each t-shirt will make one block that can be used in any project you decide to make. Save your memories and create a stunning quilt that is personal to you!
Do you want to preserve your children’s or grandchildren’s memories in a truly unique way? All you need are some of their old clothing, such as onesies or costumes and you can make a memory quilt. In this workshop, professional memory quilt designer Trisha Bowman will show you how to take the baby clothes you would like to save and make them into blocks ready for any project. You will learn different ways to deal with the fabrics and bulk that are many times associated with children’s clothes and costumes. Save your memories and create a stunning quilt that is personal to you!
Create a special keepsake for your dad, grandfather or anyone special in your life that has retired or has an excessive stash of ties he no longer uses. Learn how to take apart a tie with ease and deal with the stretchiness that comes with the fabric used in ties as well as how to sew blocks together using tie fabric. Create a special memory quilt and personalize it for the perfect gift.
Surprise your dad or grandfather with a memory quilt using the stash of polos and dress shirts he no longer wears. Take your favorites and design them into blocks so that they can be used in any project you decide to make. With professional memory quilt designer Trisha Bowman, you will learn how you can keep the collars, plackets, and pockets of the shirt intact to add dimension and personality to your memory blocks, or take the collars off. Save your memories and create a stunning quilt that will remain a forever heirloom!