Do you want to give your soon-to-be high school graduate a gift that epitomizes their unique coming-of-age story? How can you represent your child's various interests in a tactile, functional form? It's time to get crafty! T-shirt quilts are now trending! This thoughtful quilt project can become a proverbial time capsule that evokes precious memories of years past -- if done correctly.
Kids grow up way too fast, and suddenly you're left with way too many outgrown onesies and toddler T-shirts. What are you supposed to do with all of them? You can donate them, of course, but what about those really cute ones that you just can't part with?
Did you graduate from college with a plethora of sorority T-shirts? They commemorate a huge part of your life, but you're likely never going to wear them again.
Are you a collector of T-shirts with drawers of old clothes you don't wear anymore? Do your kids closets overflow with T-shirts that they haven't worn in years but refuse to give up?
Do you have a few extra T-shirts laying around? You love them, but you don't wear them anymore. Maybe they're too small, maybe there's a hole, but you just can't bear to toss them out?
Are your kids growing up? Leaving home? Are they leaving behind drawers of old high school and sports T-shirts? Can you not bear to simply throw all the memories out? What better way to preserve those memories than to sew them together into a T-shirt blanket?
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How many free T-shirts did you receive in college? 10? 20? 50? You receive them as incentives to join clubs, to sign up for activities, and to fill out surveys. Many of those T-shirts you've never worn, or maybe you only wear them to the gym (the few days you actually go), and they're taking up more space than you have.
Everyone has old T-shirts lying around: old T-shirts from high school art club, old T-shirts from college intramurals, or old T-shirts that fit you five years ago but just don't cut it anymore.
If you’re a collector of T-shirts and find yourself with drawers of memories that you don’t want to forget but really don’t want to wear anymore, consider giving them some practical value by upcycling them into a T-shirt quilt.