t-shirt layout – wip – link up! + giveaway

hello Wednesday!
so….if you were here on Friday…then you saw that I finished bordering all of my t-shirt designs!!
hooray!!
now..the next big step was to begin laying out the quilt…
how do you do that??

t shirt quilt layout
so…I like to use this lovely iris quilt as a guide..
it actually serves several purposes..
one, it is a great size to begin with…
and two, I can easily roll up this project when I need to and then unroll it to resume working on it without spending the time relaying out the t-shirt designs!
so, you will notice I began this layout with these large designs as they are most important to the client…

t shirt layout
I had separated the designs into several different categories…to help make sure all the Twins shirts, for instance, were not in the same area of the quilt…
I also had a large number of UMD (the University of Minnesota Duluth) shirts to sprinkle throughout…

t shirt layout
so here is where I will leave you…
I will admit that as I sew these together, I am sure there will be some shifting…that just seems to happen, but overall I am really pleased…
what do you think??

wip button


linking up with Lorna
and now for the giveaway…
giveaway
I will tell you…
these are a new upcoming line…
any guesses??
leave me a comment to enter..
I will draw a winner on Friday…

Happy Sewing!

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16 Responses to t-shirt layout – wip – link up! + giveaway

  1. Sandy A in St. Louis June 28, 2017 at 6:34 am #

    Love the quilt layout! I’m sure your client will love it, too. And the Iris quilt is gorgeous! I love vintage designs.

  2. Vicki in MN June 28, 2017 at 6:41 am #

    The Tshirt quilt is looking awesome! I have no idea the line of the charms, but they sure are cute.

  3. Angela Short June 28, 2017 at 8:26 am #

    Your progress is amazing! Gonna be a cool quilt!! angielovesgary2 atgmail dotcom

  4. Jacob June 28, 2017 at 8:44 am #

    Really liking that shirt quilt – I have several shirts from my fave basketball team that “somebody” seems to have stained but this type of project would give them a second chance

  5. Sharon June 28, 2017 at 9:04 am #

    I don’t know the line of fabric but I love small dots!

  6. Lori Smanski June 28, 2017 at 9:28 am #

    your t-shirt quilt is coming along. it is going to look so cool.
    i love all those dots. and the colors are wonderfully bright and fun

  7. Janna June 28, 2017 at 9:53 am #

    Are the fabrics from Lori Holt?

  8. Gill June 28, 2017 at 12:31 pm #

    no guesses – can you give us a clue??

  9. Linda June 28, 2017 at 1:19 pm #

    trying your lay out on a nather quilt is a great idea! and you have the best giveaways!

  10. Linda in PA June 28, 2017 at 2:09 pm #

    I’m not sure about the fabric line/designer, but I love it! I like your t-shirt quilt, too!

  11. Shirley Elliott June 28, 2017 at 2:45 pm #

    The t-shirt quilt is looking awesome! Don’t know the line/designer but it is beautiful. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway.

  12. Elizabeth Porter June 28, 2017 at 4:13 pm #

    I am not sure of the line but always love dots. Your t-shirt quit is looking good.

  13. Lisa Marie June 28, 2017 at 6:03 pm #

    I’m not up on the latest fabrics but those charms sure are cute!

  14. Little Quiltsong June 29, 2017 at 6:19 am #

    Great layout idea with using another quilt to roll up in when done for the day! Love how you bordered each T-shirt block. Not sure on the fabric shown, but it looks lovely.

  15. Darlene H June 29, 2017 at 8:20 am #

    Enjoyed how you layout the quilt and can then roll it up to work on later. I pnce had a felt pad for puzzles similar to this. Fabrics are cute, lotsa dots.

  16. Nicole Sender June 29, 2017 at 3:36 pm #

    Your t-shirt quilt will be terrific! Don’t know the name of the new line of fabric. Love the polka dots!

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