Flannel Shirt Quilts
We kicked off the week with a great plaid quilt. The flannel shirt talk got me thinking about quilting with old flannel shirts that my have lost some of their original glory, but still retain great pieces of fabric. While most are familiar with memory quilts made from old tshirts, aprons, or dresses, let’s consider flannel shirts for quilts.
Well loved flannel shirts can yield the coziest of fabrics. We love these tips and tutorial by swoodsonsays for creating a quilt top entirely from old flannel shirts.
Studio Dragonfly Quilts created a series of mini-quilts for 5 siblings to remember their father. She includes tips for creating two of the quilts on her blog.
Hanging By A Needle and Thread used flannel scraps with a disappearing nine patch quilt pattern for this colorful quilt.
Get the tutorial for creating this Recycled Flannel Quilt from 7 flannel shirts here.
If you don’t happen to have old flannel shirts on hand, a trip to the local thrift store might be in order. Of course, you can also start with flannel yardage for your cozy quilt like this flannel quilt tutorial from Diary of a Quilter. Whether your project is an upcycle or fresh prints, you are bound to end up with a huggable, snuggle worthy quilt.
Check out the video below for more tips for sewing with flannel.