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Turn your T-Shirts into a Quilt



Whether the t-shirts were saved from school sports, musical theater, vacations, or other activities, you can turn those piles of shirts into t-shirt quilts that are filled with memories and love. In this class you will learn how to cut and stabilize the shirts, choose a layout that suits you, and learn how to assemble the shirts into a wonderful keepsake.

Before class, be sure to wash all shirts WITHOUT fabric softener or dryer sheets. Having clean shirts will help the the entire process. Two options of stabilization will be shared--using Terial Magic liquid stabilizer OR fusible interfacing.

T-shirt quilts can be like-size blocks with sashing in a traditional layout, random block sizes in an alternate layout, or even collaged to use many t-shirts in one project. Lots of ideas will be shared during class so you can chose one that suits your style.

 

Fabric Requirements:
Quilters' Paradise offers a wide variety of fabrics to make every quilt suit the personality of the maker. Fabric(s) can be chosen after the number of t-shirt blocks is known and a layout is chosen. A trip to Quilters' Paradise will be included in the class once yardage has been calculated.

One bottle Terial Magic liquid stabilizer
OR
One package Stabili-TEE Fusible Interfacing

Supply list:

Rotary cutter and self-healing mat
Acrylic rulers recommended: 15" square T-Shirt Transformation or other ruler, 6 x 24" ruler
Pressing Cloth or random fat quarter (to protect t-shirt transfer designs when ironing fusible on)
Sewing scissors/snips
Pins and pincushion or container
Seam ripper
Neutral sewing thread to blend with fabric (light gray or cream blend well)
Sewing machine (bring instruction book and accessories)
Quarter inch foot for sewing machine
Iron and ironing mat or wool pad


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Great for all levels of quilters!
Materials Included: One large cutting mat and ironing station provided in studio.
Requirements: Clean t-shirts, freshly washed without fabric softener or dryer sheets
One package Stabili-TEE or other lightweight fusible interfacing
OR
One bottle of Terial Magic liquid stabilizer
Instructor: Liz Granberg-Jerome
Instructor Bio: Liz Granberg-Jerome, a teacher at Quilters' Paradise since 2015, brings 10+ years of quilting experience, on top of 50+ years of sewing, to the classroom. She works well with all students, working with each to ensure everyone in her classes succeeds.
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About Quilters' Paradise

Quilters' Paradise Quilt Shop, owned and run by Sharon Vesecky, opened its doors in its current location on January 3, 1989.