I collected t-shirts from campus and created this t-shirt quilt. It is sashed in a gold and black checkerboard pattern and quilted with a scholar design. Great combination for a Wake Forest Graduate!
The favorite things in life…basketball and baseball. This champion chose his favorite t-shirts to preserve the memories of the the challenges that led to success on the field and the court. Quilted in a basketball pattern.
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Congratulations to Roz and Pat who chose to preserve their favorite Wake Forest University t-shirts in this precious quilt. Roz brought a bag full of tie dye and Wake Wacko t-shirts which we intermingled with Demon Deacon baby clothes to create this unique memory quilt. Their children’s baby clothes made unique blocks along with the WF baby sleeper we included in the border. The basketball quilting pattern completed this grand t-shirt memory quilt.
In memory of Dan Boyd. Rebecca brought t-shirts to create memory quilts for each of her children from Dan’s t-shirts. What a special way to honor their father with his motorcycle t-shirts. Each quilt was designed with their choice of colors and shirts and quilted in a motorcycle quilt pattern. Click on the pictures below to view the details.
Jessie’s HS Graduation surprise! Mom saved Jessie’s UT t-shirts over the years and brought them to make into this awesome quilt! Tennessee is my home and we had a great evening of reminiscing! What fun! But what an even greater quilt! These were not my shirts, yet they brought back many fond memories I have of growing up in East Tennessee and watching UT play ball. Do you have any Tennessee shirts you want to preserve? Check out Jessie’s quilt below and click on the pictures of the closeups.
For a fisherman of REALLY BIG FISH!! T-shirt preserved from fish sporting events and high school memories. We quilted this king size quilt for some King size fish in an anchor quilting pattern. Click on the pictures below to see the closeups. Preserve your memories and your t-shirts!
When living overseas, nothing is better than memories of home. We created this UNC memory quilt which now resides in their home in England. A great surprise by the orchestrations of wife and mom to preserve his t-shirts in this special quilt. Preserve your memories and your t-shirts. Click the pictures below to view the closeups.
A fun quilt in coordinating flower and stripes fabric. Add your favorite t-shirts and quilt in a cat chasing a ball quilt pattern and you find yourself with a wonderful memory quilt to take to college! This is a CUTE quilt!
A special gift for a retired valuable member of the WFU Physics department! Each year the physics department at WFU designs a new t-shirt with the names of the students on the back. The shirts of this quilt were donated by the various members of the department to create Judy’s special memory quilt. We miss her in the office!
Anna Beth chose her favorite Kappa Delta t-shirts and shipped them to me from Louisiana. We arranged the layout to balance the color palette and included Anna Beth’s choice of sashing and border. Once we had the top ready for the quilter, we appliqued the big pink bow from one of the shirts to the top corner of the quilt. The bow added a special touch to the Sweetheart Roses quilting pattern. Click on the pictures below for a closeup.
Andrea preserved her favorite t-shirts in this Classic Gold, Black and White designed T-shirt quilt. The white thread blended with her shirts but made a beautiful contrast on the quilt back. The Flower and Vine pattern is an elegant quilt pattern.
Preserve your T-Shirts and your Memories. Click on the pictures to view the close-ups.
This classy Wake Forest t-shirt quilt is a combination of Alyssa’s favorite t-shirts. She chose a good combination of shirts that preserve her memories. The balance of light and dark shirts make a great pallet. Combined with the white sashing and a double border of gold and black, these shirts will remind her of the cherished memories while a Demon Deacon student. Congratulations, Alyssa!!!
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Taylor chose her favorite Kappa Delta t-shirts to combine with a white sashing and a green tone on tone fabric for the backdrop of this quilt. The quilted rose buds provide a classy finishing touch to this beautiful memory quilt. Congratulations, Taylor!
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Natalie picked her quilt up today (June 2013) and was so excited to see it!! She was absolutely thrilled to see how her t-shirts were transformed to this precious quilt. Natalie chose a light pink sashing with a bright green border and backing, finished with a medium pink binding. We included the special touch of the turtle quilting with a light pink thread. Precious memories are now preserved in her special memory T-Shirt Quilt.
Preserve your memories and your t-shirts!
Al had a hard time choosing which shirts to preserve in his t-shirt quilt, so he just decided to make 2 quilts! One with more personal memories and one with more WFU memories (though it is hard to separate the two). Also check out Al Louden’s Memory Quilt (#2).
We decided to use an Old Gold and Black checkerboard theme that would compliment both quilts. The Fleur de Lis quilting pattern makes for a stately design. We used a black backing with gold thread which makes the design vivid! Al has a new office on campus and has his quilt hanging in his office! Way too Cool!!
How will you preserve your t-shirts??? Click the pictures below to see the closeups.
Purple is one of Tieg’s favorite colors, so we chose this mottled purple fabric for the border of her quilt. The anchor and stars quilting pattern reflects the motto of the sorority. How will you preserve your t-shirts? Click the images for close-ups.
Kayce preserve her favorite t-shirts in this custom designed t-shirt quilt. Framed with white sashing and a purple border and back with black binding. Kayce’s favorite quilt pattern was the religious patterns including a bible, doves, and crosses. Click the pictures below for the closeups. How will you preserve your t-shirts and your memories?
A Tennessee Tumbler preserved her gymnastics t-shirts and outfits in this special custom designed t-shirt quilt. The coordinating pink fabrics complimented her shirts. This special quilt is stitched in a gymnastics quilting pattern.
Kimberly surprised Josh with this custom designed t-shirt quilt. She dug through the closet to find t-shirts that had been forgotten but saved. She sent them to me and asked me to do something special with Josh’s shirts.
Some of the T-Shirts were large with 20 inch pictures. So we combined the sleeves from some and the pictures from others. Added the gold and black sashing and borders and quilted it in a footballs and helmets quilting pattern to design this special Memory T-Shirt Quilt.
How will you preserve your T-shirts? Click the pictures to see the close-ups.
Great Wake Forest University memories preserved in Nate’s T-Shirt quilt. Celebrating the Old Gold and Black, a must for any Demon Deacon fan. Preserve your t-shirts and your memories with a custom designed t-shirt quilt. Click the pictures below to view the close-ups.
Al created 2 t-shirt quilts…One from his favorite family and Wake Forest Events and another one of Wake Forest University events and projects. We chose an Old Gold and Black checkerboard pattern to frame the shirts then coordinated with gold thread and black backing to make 2 complimentary quilts. Be sure to check out the pictures from quilt #1.
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Bonnie chose 20 of her favorite Kappa Delta T-shirts to preserve in this custom memory quilt. Each t-shirt holds a special memory. She chose a white sashing and a soft green border and back. The quilting design is the Teddy Rose pattern which is reminiscent of an old english rose. How will you preserve your t-shirts? Click on the pictures below to view the close-ups.
Ashley had a BIG surprise for Christmas! “As a recent UNCC graduate, she was thrilled with the Christmas surprise. She got teary eyed when she saw this beautiful creation and LOVED the bright pink and green colors.”
It is so nice to hear about that first response when they see their memory quilts for the first time. Do you have someone you would like to surprise? Bring me your t-shirts to create your special Custom designed T-Shirt Memory Quilt. Click the pictures below for the close-ups.
Emily’s favorite T-shirts from college events quilted in a lambs theme. We sashed the shirts in white and bordered it with a light blue fabric for a great Christmas surprise. I love the lambs quilting pattern. How will you preserve your t-shirts? Click on the pictures for closeups.
Amelia combined her greek life t-shirts with her Wake Forest University t-shirts to create this special design. The old gold and black borders makes a great frame for this quilt. The floral and vine quilting pattern in gold thread looks great on the black backing. GO DEACS!
After graduation, Colin sent me his t-shirts and asked me to create his special t-shirt memory quilt. We used a gold backing and black thread and quilted the deacon head in this abstract puzzle quilting design. His t-shirts and memories are preserved in this special quilt.
Nick graduated from Wake Forest University and continued at WFU to earn his physics graduate degree. While an undergraduate, he ran on the track team and competed in ACC events. He saved his WFU t-shirts along with the ACC t-shirts to combine in this AWESOME t-shirt quilt. We designed a track quilting pattern especially for this quilt. Now he has a memory quilt that contains his t-shirts from the various events as well as a quilting pattern of his favorite sporting activity. Preserve your t-shirts and your memories in a custom designed t-shirt quilt!
Mamie preserved her college t-shirts in this special quilt. She played basketball while in college so we quilted it in basketballs and stars and stitched the surrounding border in stars. A very special quilt for her very special memories!
Karl asked me to create his t-shirt quilt with the shirts he had saved from his undergraduate days at Texas A&M. I found coordinating fabrics for his school colors and used a football and helmets quilting design. Now he has a special memories T-Shirt quilt preserving his t-shirts. Thanks, Karl! I think your quilt turned out great! As well as the many quilts that have followed in its path.
Created especially for Chi Omega, this t-shirt quilt preserves the memories of their special events. Pieced in the yellow and red of the sisterhood, this quilt will be a special keepsake for years to come. Quilted in the owls theme, I love their eyelashes! Click the pictures below for a closeup.
How will you preserve your t-shirts?
Leslie preserved her Wake Forest University t-shirts from her favorite events while in school…travel aboard, sororities, ballgames, etc. She chose a WFU color theme and we quilted it in the desert rose quilting pattern. How will you preserve your t-shirts? Click the pictures for closeups.
I wanted to create a t-shirt quilt to keep. So I hunted around for some WF basketball T-Shirts and this is what I found. I used the white sashing to frame the t-shirts and the gold border with black binding to include the WF colors. Add the basketball quilting pattern with black thread and you have this awesome WF Basketball T-Shirt quilt! GO DEACS!!!
Preserve your memories and your t-shirts. This graduation quilt preserves Rick’s t-shirts from his undergrad days at Wake Forest University. The basketball quilting pattern reflects one of his favorite activities as a Demon Deacon!
Sally and her family came to see me one Saturday morning. We had a great visit and spread out her t-shirts to design her quilt. I love the way it turned out!
Congratulations on your graduation! Great way to preserve your memories and your t-shirts! From campus EMS to Med school student….the medical quilting pattern works great!
Wake Forest University TriDelta Memories T-Shirt Quilt
Details: Samantha preserved her favorite sorority T-Shirts and combined them with the sorority colors. She chose a ballet quilting pattern for her favorite activity to be included in the quilt. She chose a gold thread for the back of the quilt to bring out in the design especially with the blue backing. Quilted June 2012. Congratulations on your graduation, Samantha!
Celeste preserved 15 of her Kappa Delta and WFU memory T-Shirts in this T-Shirt quilt. She found a soft flannel fabric that makes this T-Shirt memory a great cuddling quilt.
Kendra chose t-shirts from her favorite events in high school and extracurricular activities. We chose a fabric with her favorite colors and combined them with a neat quilting pattern. The combination made a beautiful t-shirt quilt!
Monica’s favorite Delta Zeta T-shirts combined with sororiety colors tie together her favorite sororiety memories at Wake Forest University.
Monica shopped for coordinating fabrics which she brought with her t-shirts to have included in her quilt.
Asheton preserved her t-shirts. A great variety of color makes a beautiful quilt.
Claire’s favorite Tri-Delta T-shirts combined with black sashing and a gold border make a great combination for a Wake Forest University T-Shirt Quilt.
Claire chose her favorite Tri-Delta and WFU T-Shirts to provide a patchwork of memories for this very special quilt.
Quilted: May 2010
Quilting Design: Claire’s quilt includes the floral vine quilting pattern. Notice how she chose a black backing for her quilt and used the old gold coordinating thread to bring out her quilting design.
Martin saved his t-shirts from 10 years of missions trips to Jamaica. Each year (providing hurricanes don’t keep them away!) Pinedale Christian Church gathers a team of volunteers to travel to the highlands of Jamaica providing medical/dental services, teaching vacation bible school to the area churches, and assisting with the orphanage. These T-Shirts bear the memories of these trips and the people Martin has served.
Nicole saved her t-shirts from cheering in the WFU ballgames. We added the cheering quilt pattern which includes pompoms, megaphones, footballs and basketballs. Great memory quilt!
Mitzi and her husband saved their t-shirts from 25 years of attending Alabama Concerts! Now that’s a REAL Fan!! Did you save any of your concert T-Shirts?
Katie collected her favorite PhiMu Sorority T-Shirts and combined them with her Wake Forest T-Shirts. She designed the layout of pink and black to stretch diagonally from the corners then filled in the gaps with her favorite T-Shirts.
Style: 36 Phi Mu and Wake Forest T-shirts with a 4 patch in the lower left.
Quilted: June 2010.
Quilting Design: Katie chose a floral quilting pattern for the main part of her quilt then added a coordinating floral border and thread. See the pictures below for details.
Dylan had a nice surprise for his High School graduation when mom presented him with this custom designed T-Shirt quilt constructed from shirts they had saved from elementary years to plans for college!
Style: T-shirts and jerseys from various sporting camps and school memories.
Quilted: May 2011
Quilting Design: This 24 shirt design is quilted in the shield quilting pattern. Themes for the colors were designed around NC State’s color theme.
Brittany chose her favorite Kappa Delta T-Shirts and laid out this Greens and White design to preserve her Greek Life memories at Wake Forest University. She chose a checkerboard layout of the Kappa Delta color combinations for a classy design. Brittany’s quilt includes the rose quilting pattern. Notice how she chose a hunter green backing for her quilt and used the white coordinating thread to bring out her quilting design.
Memories from 15 t-shirts preserved. The t-shirts are framed in white, surrounded with a pink border and accented with a black binding. The black thread with the carnation quilting pattern pulls the accents together. Nice graduation memory quilt!
Josh’s parents surprised him with this WFU T-Shirt quilt for graduation. Josh has a favorite past-time in the ocean so they chose a surfboard quilting pattern. Check out the pics!!
Maelys chose 30 t-shirt to preserve in this WFU graduation T-Shirt quilt. She chose the equestrian quilting pattern to tie in her favorite activities with her favorite memories! Congratulations!
David’s wife cleans house every year while he’s gone on a Short Term Missions Trip. In 2011, she decided to “clean” out his t-shirt stash. When he came home, found his shirts missing, he assumed they had been taken to Goodwill. Needless to say, he was very surprised when she presented him this quilt with his T-shirts preserved! His surprised reaction was, “There’s my T-Shirts!! I thought they were gone!” He LOVES his new quilt, especially since it preserves the memories of his dedication to Missions. Thanks, David & Robin!! I love it, too!!
Bridgett chose 25 shirts to preserve in her graduation quilt. She provided a printed gold and black fabric and we quilted it in a cheering quilt pattern which made this a VERY nice quilt! Congratulations!
This family cheers for both teams so they have a T-Shirt quilt with both teams included!
Preserve your memories and your t-shirts with a custom designed t-shirt quilt.
This family took the shirts from their family vacation and made this beach t-shirt quilt to carry to the beach. We included a “beach theme” quilting pattern with seashells and sunglasses for a really fun quilt!
Katie saved her t-shirts from her college days at Campbell University. We designed a pharmacy quilting pattern to coordinate with her degree. Congratulations, Katie!
The Delta Zeta Turtle mascot makes this T-Shirt quilt special. The sorority T-Shirts are complimented with a turtle quilting pattern. Note how she chose a pink and black checkerboard design for her sashing.
The Sister of the Bride secretly collected the T-shirts from the Bride and Groom and surprised them with this custom designed T-Shirt quilt for their wedding. CONGRATULATIONS!
Kimball High School in Southern West Virginia no longer exists. But it is still very much alive in the hearts of its alumni! This quilt represents their 40th year reunion held in September 2011 in Winston-Salem, NC.
This T-Shirt quilt was raffled by Kimball High School alumni September 2011.
Quilting Design: This elegant quilt is quilted in dogwoods and cardinals. The dogwood motif flows down the sides of the quilt borders. The cardinals are guarding the corners, center top and bottom borders. The coordinating leaf design is stitched through the center of the quilt.
For our UNC Friends! Their favorite UNC T- Shirts combined with UNC colors make this a wonderful memory T-shirt quilt. Vicky supplied the shirts and the fabric. We worked the magic and created this AWESOME quilt. A TRUE UNC fan who now has a UNC T-SHIRT Quilt that has a place of honor in their home. Zoom in on the pictures below to see the basketball quilting pattern.
Quilted: December 2010
Quilting Design: Basketball quilting to remember those special UNC basketgall games.
A nice surprise! Mom saved her t-shirts and brought them to me to create this special memory T-Shirt quilt. She chose a ballet quilting pattern to combine with the yellow and purple.