Category T-shirt

Sports Quilt

sports quilt

Grand son graduated high school as an avid Lacrosse player. As such I decided to make him a sports quilt using action pictures and t-shirts of teams for which he played during his high school career. These were obtained from his parents without his knowledge.

The idea for quilt was fairly complicated and required me to sketch it out. I knew what I wanted to show and how I wanted it arranged. Having done a rough sketch, I proceeded to draw it to scale to see how it actually would work and what was needed to fill in extra spaces and to cut and make blocks and fill ins.

Center was his graduation pic and a five pointed star with his action pics was the theme. T-shitrs made up the outside rows along with extra blocks. Materials included Lacrosse for borders, field marker, and sky...

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Graduation Quilt

 graduation quilt

A year or so after doing a few baby quilts and church tops; my grand daughter in North Carolina was graduating from high school. She was and is a very athletic girl but truly loved softball. She lived softball. So I  decided to make her a graduation quilt.

I decided to make her a quilt using tee shirts from teams for which she played and pictures of her playing softball. I asked her dad if he could send me pictures of her playing ball and what were her favorite colors. I received a disc full of pictures and was told her colors were green and purple. her mom sent me a box of game shirts. This was all unknown to her.

I had a pretty fair idea how I wanted to do this quilt. Knew what I wanted for a layout, how many of what sizes of blocks to use...

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