Themed T-Shirt Quilts
Themed T-Shirt quilts are just that! A collection of tees from your college, favorite vacation spots, favorite bands, Harley-Davidson or even a favorite animal! If you can bear to part with your "Beavis and Butthead" or "Batman" tshirts, then we will be glad to make a one of a kind quilt for you.
We have found that college themed collections are probably what we see most often. Being based in Texas, we have seen our fair share of Texas A&M, University of Texas (UT) and Louisiana State University (LSU) tshirts. (Although, I have to say that the Aggies waaaayyy outnumber the Longhorns! Just sayin')
Wow! - T-Shirt Blankets for $74.99
What a bargain! But, before you spend your $74.99 for 16 of your favorite t-shirts made into a blanket, (read this about difference between a quilt and blanket) think about this. How important are these t-shirts to you? Are you willing to throw those tee shirts away, and get a crappy blanket to preserve your memories?
At Shadywood Quilts and T-Shirt Quilts of Texas, we have literally made thousands of T-Shirt Quilts over the last eleven years. Suffice it to say, that we have a bit of experience in making a successful T-Shirt Quilt.
While we are busy making T-Shirt Quilts for hundreds of folks every year, we have several people that bring us the T-Shirt Quilt TOP for us to finish. We love taking care of you, but sometimes we cringe when we see the top that the customer wants us to work a miracle on.
Here are some suggestions to make a successful tshirt quilt top, and what you should demand your quilt-maker include when creating your quilt.
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Several times this past week, I've heard the comment "oh, I'm so glad you are local, I wouldn't want to put my tshirts in the mail". While, we are fortunate to live outside of a huge metro area (Houston), I cringe a bit on the inside when hearing that. There are actually two issues here. Trusting the Post Office and not knowing anything about the t-shirt quilt maker.
What do you do with the clothing when someone you love passes away? Everyone handles this question differently. Some people hang onto everything, others may want to donate to Goodwill or other local
When my dad passed early one December morning, my Mom came home from the hospital and started clearing his closet. She gathered everything up and sent us to donate his clothing to the local men's Mission. ( I did manage to grab a few things like the gray wool jacket that I always remembered him wearing while growing up). While to me, this seemed a little extreme at the time, everyone handles loss in a different way.