Memory Quilt

As I previously mentioned, I am making a memory quilt for a customer.  I’ve deconstructed the shirts and then reconstructed the material as a quilt top.

IMG_3419IMG_3435After the deconstruction, the piece cutting began.

IMG_3427 IMG_3430Due to all the pieces, I resorted back to using the floor as my design wall for the layout:


I prefer an accent fabric to provide a little energy to a memory quilt top.  The accent fabric also helps to stabilize the many times washed and slippery shirt material.  I’m going for a randomly pieced quilt top.   Here’s a peek preview of the the sewn top:

IMG_3447This quilt top will be foremost in my mind when I purchase more pantograph designs at MQX NE this week.

AND my bag is packed for MQX.

IMG_3455One Red Sox game and then I’m off.  Happy quilting.

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Crazy about functional art: quilting; travel, family, and New England.
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