Carolyn Friedlander Tee Quilt Pattern and Primer
Have you been thinking about a Tee shirt quilt? Or what to do with all of your jersey scraps from garment sewing?
Carolyn wrote on her website "Using knit fabrics in quilts can work, and this pattern will show you how. Tee: The Knit Quilt Primer Pattern is specifically written for knit fabrics, but it can work with wovens too! Pattern features 3 quilt versions of varying complexity with multiple size options for each.
Version A: 34” x 42.5” Baby, 21.25” x 21.25” Wall, and 51” x 68” Throw sizes.
Version B: 42”x58” Lap, 21” x 21.75” Wall, and 36.75” x 43.5” Baby sizes.
Version C: 21” x 18.25” Wall, 42” x 36.25” Baby, and 63” x 72.5” Throw sizes.
Tools: conventional sewing machine (w/ walking foot, optional) or serger (optional), rotary cutter, cutting mat, ruler, thread, perle cotton thread or embroidery floss for hand quilting or tying, jersey/stretch needles, card stock or template plastic, enthusiasm, and a creative spirit
Techniques: basic piecing, knit-specific patchwork, sewing curves, binding (bias, regular, and curved-edge treatment), hand quilting/tying.
Pattern Extras: scrap/knit-specific tips with regards to planning/preparation, sewing, pressing, pinning, and quilting; conventional sewing machine and serger instructions