|Cristy Clark (left) and Nancy Allen|
wearing their up-cycled sweatshirt jackets.
At the meeting, guild members were treated to tips and examples for up-cycling a "ho-hum" sweatshirt into a fashionable and snuggly patchwork jacket—just in time for the cooler fall weather.
Looking to put a dent in you scrap basket?
Have some orphan quilt blocks?
Want a solution for showing off a collection of pre-cut fabric strips, charm squares or batik panels?
Think about embellishing a sweatshirt!
|Strips and strings used to embellish a sweatshirt.|
|Nancy discusses using quilt blocks and patchwork on a sweatshirt.|
|Example of how to lengthen the jacket.|
The Choo Choo Quilters always have great quilts to show and share. Here are some of their latest projects and fabulous finds.
|Dawn's quilt with a prairie point edge.|
|Sherry's quilt in rich fall colors.|
|Beverly shared this wonderful antique find.|
|Dating the fabrics in this antique quilt top.|
|Veronica's quilt top with appliqué flowers|
made with a collection of pre-cut strips.
|Nancy has been busy making Cuddle Quilts.|