When someone you love dies, your world gets turned upside-down and inside-out. Then you have to pick up the pieces of your life and go on.
If you are looking for a special way to celebrate and remember someone you have lost, a quilt made from his or her T-shirts and/or clothing may be just the thing.
If you are in the process of finding someone to make your T-shirt quilt, you may not have all the information you need to make an informed decision. Our T-shirt Quilt Buying Guide has the information you need to fill in any knowledge gaps.
A million years ago when I was a kid, nurses wore white uniforms and starched white hats. You could pick out a nurse from miles around. Now days, it seems that everyone but the doctors wear scrubs. And not just the green one you see in surgery, but ones made from printed fabric with all sorts of prints. There are scrubs especially for the holidays, for your favorite team and those that are attractive to kids.
The challenge was this, take six Relay For Life T-shirts and make them into a fun quilt. Six T-shirts? That’s it? Really? I love being handed a challenge because it takes me out of my comfort zone. And this was a challenge. Not only were there just six identical T-shirts, they were all white!
What do you do with all the clothes someone leaves behind when they pass away? This is always a big question you face when you lose someone you love. Many people say, they are just clothes, donate them! Yeah, BUT….
Are you planning on having a quilt made from your deceased loved ones clothing? The first step, going through you loved one's clothing is very difficult. Here is a plan for sorting through their clothing that you can follow to make the job a little easier. Unfortunately, this knowledge has come from first hand experience. Hang in there, you can do this!