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Excellent tutorial on how to make recycled t-shirt Quilts~ (great memory gift idea if you use your kid's shirts through the years)

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How To Make A T-Shirt Quilt: For Dummies

How To Make A T-Shirt Quilt: For Dummies My son already has so many t-shirts that he is growing out of....these shirts are from shows he's done and different things he is into. I think this is a great way to chronicle different parts of his life.

How I wish that I sewed. I have all my sorority t-shirts that I could make into a usable quilt instead of sitting in a box to collect dust. I also want to make on for the kids when they get older with their old team jersey's or special t-shirts that we've acquired from all of our moves.

Messy stitches. Loose threads. Clanking metal. Lint clogs. When you’re in the quilting groove, there’s nothing more frustrating than an out-of-whack sewing machine. Luckily, there are a few tips and techniques that can get your machine up and running in no time, and Rob is just the guy to show you how! In fact, he gets pretty excited about taking care of his machines! This week Rob has released a series of three video tutorials to guide you through do-it-yourself repair and maintenance…

Make Your Own Heating Pad (Scented with Essential Oils) Here is a super simple DIY perfect for this time of year.These heating pads would make an excellent homemade holiday gift! You can totally make these on the cheap and you do NOT need a sewing machine. #DIY #holiday