A Quilt Fit for a Soccer Star

Sue asked me to quilt this awesome soccer jersey quilt! I was so impressed with the way she played with the sashing and cornerstones, and how she cut some of the jerseys in really surprising ways.

What’s the perfect gift for a soccer star who has it all? A T-shirt quilt made with their jerseys of course! What do you think of Sue’s Soccer Jersey quilt? I love the black and white sashing and cornerstones. The nine-patch blocks remind me of the pattern on a traditional soccer ball. Isn’t that clever? At […]

Beginner’s Guide to Machine Quilting: Quilting with Specialty Fabrics

Beginner's Guide to Machine Quilting: Quilting with Specialty Fabrics

Have you ever had a friend suggest that you use Minky to back a quilt, only to have another friend say, “It’s SO hard to sew with Minky!” Should you try it or not? Is it O.K. to use fabrics other than quilting cotton in your quilt? The answer is YES! Some fabrics need to […]

A Heartfelt Gift of a T-Shirt Quilt

Jamie's T-shirt quilt for her niece, Kelsey, blends a wonderful selection of T-shirts with creative sashing and a lovely backing fabric in a heartfelt gift.

Jamie recently made this T-shirt quilt for her niece, Kelsey.  You can tell from the shirts that Kelsey has been very active in dance and musical theater.  I also got a kick out of the Gryffindor and Harry Potter shirt!  But wait – we can also see track and soccer and U.S. Space Camp T-shirts, as well […]

Back to School? Time for T-Shirt Quilts!

Come to T-shirt quilt camp and learn how to turn that pile of old T-shirts into a wonderful quilt, a little piece of home that is full of memories!

Do you have a loved one leaving for college or for a new apartment?  Make them a quilt from their favorite T-shirts so they can take a little bit of home with them wherever they go! On Sat. July 30, Sat. August 6, and Sat. August 13 Liz Kodner will host a T-shirt quilt camp in […]

T-Shirt Quilt Fun!

Male High School t-shirt quilt, quilted by Angela Huffman

This t-shirt quilt was made by a brand new quilter, who pieced it for her son.  I didn’t realize it until I opened it up and found that the t-shirts were from Male High School.  I went to Male for a semester way back when, so it was fun to do this quilt!     I used […]