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T-Shirt Quilt as you go June/July

Have you been saving your son or daughters old t-shirts for that special day when you can put them in a quilt? Now is the time! Bring 12 of your own T-Shirts and learn how to memorialize them in a special quilt that will showcase these special memories to last for years to come. This will be a 4 session class.
Finished Quilt Size: 62" x 79" - 16" square T-shirts with borders

                             54" x 73" - 16" square T-shirts without borders

Class Schedule: 
Class 1 - Preparing your T-shirts
Class 2 - Quilting your T-shirts - Intro to Quilt-As-You-Go (QAYG)
Class 3 - Sashing & QAYG Assembly
Class 4 - Borders & Binding

Materials & Supplies: 
- 12 Uncut washed T-shirts
- 4 yards of Stabilizer (feather-weight) 
- Thread to match t-shirts and backing
- Scissors
- Rotary cutter
- Pins
- Iron & cutting mat (for work at home)

Fabric Needed: 
- Sashing - 1 yard
- Borders - 1 1/8 yard
- Binding - 5/8 yard with borders
              - 1/2 yard without borders
- Backing - 5-6 yards total (can be different colors if desired)
- Batting - Twin Size

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Must have a working understanding of a sewing machine. Beneficial to know basics of using a rotary cutter and ruler.
Requirements: Class will be held in the New Busy Bee Design House: Cutting mats and Irons are provided: Need to bring: Working Sewing Machine (machines available to rent, call ahead) 12-15 T-shirts, Thread (40-50 weight good quality)
Instructor: Tamara Carlise
Instructor Bio: Taught by Tamara Carlise of Quotable Quilts. Tamara is an Educator by trade and also runs her own business making custom quilts. She is an amazing teacher and will help you learn all the steps to making this a reality! Tamara made her first quilt over 30 years ago and now is the sole proprietor of Quotable Quilts, making custom quilts and doing quilt repair. "I have been blessed to be able to blend two of my passions -quilting and teaching - to be able to show others how to create their own special memories"
4 (2hr) Sessions included-20 % discount on supplies

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.


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