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Making Memory Quilts: Children's Clothes Online Workshop


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Making Memory Quilts: Neck Ties Online Workshop

Quick Overview

Has your dad or grandfather recently retired from the 9 to 5 work day? What better way to celebrate than a memory quilt featuring his old work ties he will no longer use. Create this special keepsake and learn how to manipulate the tie fabric to create a quilt block for any craft you choose.

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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.


•Access to the Instructor! Make comments in discussion threads and Trish Bowman will respond.
•Discussion board: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the course. It's an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, and express your inspirations.
• Resources: A downloadable and Printable instruction file
•Gallery: Share images of your work where you can give and receive feedback from fellow students
• Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the course content. Only you will be able to see your notes.
• Test Your Knowledge: Short optional quizzes to test your knowledge as you progress through the lessons


In this 6 lesson course, you will receive tips and tricks to create a beautiful memory quilt that is personal to you. Save your old ties and display them in a quilt that you can keep forever. In addition, you will also receive the Bow Tie Quilt Pattern for free!


This workshop is for anyone wanting to preserve their memories in a quilt. This workshop is designed for the beginner to intermediate skilled quilter that has a basic knowledge of sewing and using their machines. Learn the best techniques for modifying ties to make special blocks that can be used in a quilt block.


Lesson 1: Collecting & Evaluating | 1:25

Lesson 2: Stabilizing | 4:03

Lesson 3: Making Ties Into Fabric | 3:16

Lesson 4: Bow Tie Block | 3:37

Lesson 5: Rail Fence Block | 7:29

Lesson 6 : Suggestions for Quilting | 3:16


Trish Bowman is a memory quilt designer with over 30 years experience and owner of Jersey Girl Quilts a memory quilting business. She is also owner of Happy Memories Quilts where she is a national instructor and author of "Easy Memorabilia Quilts; ties, t-shirts, photos & more", a comprehensive book on making memory quilts. Based upon her extensive experience in making memory quilts she developed the "All Squared Up Tee's" Templates to make designing memory quilts for you and your family a breeze. She has been a guest on Quilting Arts TV Series 1500 & 1600 and Pat Sloan's American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast.

Additional Information

SKU R7277
Product Type Course
Brand No
Author/Designer Trish Bowman
Runtime 24 minutes
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