How to Make a T-shirt quilt!

How to Make a T-shirt quilt!

T-shirt quilts are fun to make!  Supplies required: t-shirts, along with fabrics for the sashing, borders and backing. The t-shirt blocks also need to be fused with fusible interfacing, so you need enough yardage of fusible interfacing to fuse each block. (This...

Patterns and Christmas

Often during this busy season, we forget what and why we are celebrating! Christmas is when we celebrate the birth of Christ Jesus. It is important that we pass down to our next generation the “patterns” taught in the Bible, and this “pattern”...

Quilt in a Day; Quilter’s Dream Retreat with Eleanor Burns

The “Quilter’s Dream Retreat” last weekend was fabulous!  It was held Dec. 5-7, 2013 at the Westin Hotel in Itasca, IL, sponsored by Fabrics Etc of Bensenville, IL  (www.fabricsetc2.com) and Baby Lock, maker of fabulous sewing machines...

Fun With Pinwheels

Pinwheel quilts are fun, especially when using bright, bold colors on a black background!  Our American Sewing Guild Neighborhood group, the “Elgin Stitchers of Time,” created a wonderful quilt again this year for our annual Fashion Show which is held in...

Quilted Treasures for Customers!

This year I have completed many quilts for customers. It has been a very full and fun year of quilting for me! Here are a few pictures that I wanted to share with you! T-Shirt quilts (memory quilts) have been very popular for Graduation, Wedding and Christmas gifts. ...