I finished Cliff’s Orange and blue T-shirt quilt and it was a hit. Technically it was supposed to be for Father’s day but I was too excited to wait. I gave it to him on Friday night. He got home from golfing as I took the last stitc
I had written about it in another post which he did not read on purpose. He wanted a surprise. As he’s my most loyal reader I didn’t write about it again until now.
This quilt called for a special fabric and I had one I had been
hoarding keeping in my stash.
The top went together pretty quickly, then there was the back.
I had 3 yards of an orange and white but it was flowers, not macho enough for my guy.
Plus, I love piecing backs and giving them a more modern look.
I liked it and I knew it would quilt up to look more “finished” and modern.
I put it on my pal Gladys and chose a variegated orange and blue I had used on Shelby’s graduation t-shirt quilt.
Then I kindof slowed down because I know how I am. I wanted to give this to Cliff for Father’s day so I knew the sewing would have to finish very near to have it work out.
And I almost made it! Ha! I was on this last section for over a week.
I just cut it off on Tuesday and made the binding.
Today I threw caution to the wind and finished it.
I know T-shirt quilts are top shelf type quilting but my husband sure loves it!
This post is not designed to really teach you how to make one. I have a four part series for that.
If you make one for a special person in your life, they will love it.
That makes me sew happy!
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