Mystery Supplies Project Completed

Good Morning all,

In my last post, you saw a pic of a pile of ‘mystery supplies’.  Did you figure out what I had in mind?  Could you recognize any of the ‘mystery supplies’?  I won’t keep you in suspense any longer.  Here’s what I was up to.

LAC Adam's Quilt 5-2013 frontA quilt using old and worn, but favorite, t-shirts.  My son-in-law has a huge collection of out-dated but cherished t-shirts that he doesn’t really wear anymore but couldn’t part with.  I remember seeing quilts made from the logo’s on t-shirts and decided that he could keep his memorabilia but in a different and usable form. So this is what I came up with for him.  I used 12 logo’s for the front and 2 on the back.  It was a bit of a challenge to incorporate all these shirts. I had 2 left over so decided to put them on the back of the quilt at the bottom along with a signature plate.

LAC Adam's Quilt Back 5-2013


I didn’t want the quilt to be too puffy or heavy so I used a sheet in lieu of batting and  added some simple machine quilting to the lattice, which you really can’t see, to keep the layers in place. I used my favorite binding method; sewing the binding on the back by machine, wrapping it to the front and hand stitching in place.

LAC Adams' Quilt Binding 5-2013


I may make a couple more, one for my son and another for my other son-in-law, if they want.  One change I would make is to use featherweight fusible interfacing instead of heavyweight (since that’s all I had on hand).  All in all, I think the quilt came out nice for my first try.

If anyone needs further info or would like to comment, I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Happy sewing,



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2 Responses to Mystery Supplies Project Completed

  1. Robin Heit says:

    You are so clever, Linda!

  2. Barbara says:

    I love it. I did one for my sister and BIL one year..they used to be runners.

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