Memorial Quilt Made from Golf Shirts and Pants

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Linda S. made this for a client who’s husband was an avid golfer. He passed away and she wanted a wall hanging made from his clothing for her daughter.

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The fabrics these golf shirts were made from were divine. I would love to have shirts out of this material. It was so soft- almost like a thick silk!
Golf CU7Golf CU6Golf CU5Linda used some cuttings from the pants too. These were a low loft corduroy that was also incredibly soft with a wonderful drape.
In the outside corners she placed pockets from his jeans. That presented a bit of a challenge to place/connect motifs that wouldn’t get too close to the pockets and would fill out the space. I really needed to stay off the pockets as the seams were too thick to sew through or over.
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The center is made from the back of the shirts and includes the shirt tags. Cute idea, eh? I had to stay off those as well as they would have moved under the hopping foot and I didn’t want to introduce any pleats or puckers. Finding the path around them to keep them from shifting was a challenge.
Golf CU3I used the Autumn Splendor collection from One Song Needle Arts.
I really like these quilting motifs as they aren’t too feminine so they worked well on this memorial quilt.
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I used Bottom Line in the top and bobbin with a cotton sateen on the back and Hobbs 80/20 for the batting.
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I think Linda’s customer is going to cherish this quilt. What do you think?

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