Anyone can design and create their own quilt! Honest!
The T-Shirt Quilt: Design And Create Your Own Memory Quilt In One Weekend is a book for anyone who has wanted to make their own memory quilt, T-shirt quilt or scrapbook quilt. It is for those who want to commemorate their teen’s high school years or their young adult’s college years. It is for those who like to “Do It Themselves.” It is also for those who have lost someone special or close to them and they would like to go on this journey as a way to honor the one they lost or as a way to go through the grieving process.
This book gives you a foolproof concept of how to put the pieces together with a minimum of math and measuring. It will give you tips on cutting, ironing and sewing ¼ inch seams. But don’t worry! If your seams aren’t perfect or you cut something wrong, there are even tips to handle that.
Every effort has been made to define and describe the techniques used. With over 400 pictures in full color, this book is perfect for the visual learners. By following these easy steps, you will learn to create and design your own work of art.
The concept of choosing your colors will be covered in the first chapter. This will be boiled down to a simplicity that anyone can follow. Preparing the t-shirts is covered in detail along with how to cut them and what sizes to cut. How to incorperate pockets and hoodies are included.
Tips on how to sew straight lines, 1/4 inch seams, how to make blocks that are the same size, how to sew colunms together, how to make your quilt square, how to make it lay flat, how to add borders, choose a back, chose the batting, how to add a binding: all this and more are discribbed and shown in full color detailed pictures so that even the beginning quilter can follow and create their own masterpiece.