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T-Shirt & Memory Quilts!

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Get your order in now for a custom T-Shirt or Memory Quilt from Lady Bird Quilts. These make great Christmas presents and are a wonderful way to preserve the special T-shirts you’ve been hanging on to! We make themed quilts for sports such as baseball, softball, football and track. We make military quilts to commemorate service in the Armed Forces. We’ve created motorcycle quilts, made quilts from men’s ties, ladies’ dresses and baby clothes. We have made quilts for farmers and even people who serve in public office to showcase what they do. Within reason we can accommodate most requests.

We use top quality 100% cotton fabric and Hobbs Heirloom batting fills our quilts for a nice soft feel with longevity. We quilt on a 14’ APQS Millennium Longarm Quilting Machine that will handle the largest quilt. Our IntelliQuilter computerized quilting system enables us to quilt unique digital designs including designs that reflect the theme of the quilt. A custom quilt from Lady Bird Quilts is a spectacular keepsake!

Our Quilt & Fabric shop is located just 2 miles south of Greensboro at 2029 Bristol Highway, Quincy, FL. Look for the big Fabric & Quilts sign on our shop! We are open on Saturdays from 10 to 5 and by appointment. From I-10 take the Greensboro exit (174) and go south 3 miles on State Rd 12 to the center of Greensboro where you will turn left at the traffic light continuing south on State Road 12 for 2 miles. We are located on the left. Look for a fence with a row of American Flags on your left (if you are going south), we are the first driveway on the left past the flags. Give us a call at 850-329-8276 or message us to discuss your quilting project today!

Conner’s T-Shirt Quilt!

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Stacey Strickland and his wife asked me to make a T-Shirt Quilt for their son, Conner as a Christmas gift at the same time they ordered one for their daughter, Lauren. It’s made of his baseball jerseys and t-shirts plus to make it extra special it also includes some from his dad and sister. This queen size quilt is put together with purple and gold cotton fabric from our shop and backed with our 108” Quilters Blenders Yellow Gold quilt backing. It’s filled with our Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting which is warm without being too heavy. My sister, Iris Tye Melvin did the machine embroidery of Conner’s name and date of birth. I quilted it in an Aztec design. A great way to preserve wonderful family memories!

Medical Tie Quilt

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Poca Mae and Dan Hatcher asked us to make a quilt as a Christmas gift for their son who is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the medical themed ties he wore to medical school. So, we did! My sister, Iris Tye Melvin helped me piece the quilt and Georgiana Hand did the embroidery. We used garnet & gold for the base colors and appliquéd the ties on the gold blocks. It is sashed in black for contrast and backed with our 108” wide Marblecious Brown quilt backing. I quilted it in in a medical design and put a black binding on it. The perfect way to preserve Doctor Hatcher’s tie collection!

Altha Wildcats Quilt

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Rose Mary Swilley made this fantastic T-Shirt quilt for her husband from his high school Baseball and Basketball jerseys. She did an excellent job putting it together with a black drop shadow effect for the individual shirts. It’s a wonderful way to preserve treasured shirts and keep those memories alive! I stipple quilted it in purple in keeping with the school colors and bound it in black to frame the shirts.

Patriotic Strip Quilt

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Jeanne Brown made this bold Red, White & Blue quilt for her niece who joined the Army! The top is made from strips of patriotic prints and bordered with familiar patriotic citations. I quilted it in the “Star Spangled” design with ecru thread. Just the thing to show off for the 4th of July!

“Warm” 3 Dudes Quilt for Page

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I made this queen size quilt for my husband, Page who likes the pattern and wanted a “really warm” quilt for winter. It is the 3 “Dudes” pattern made from 2 ½” strips. I bordered it with piano keys, then backed and bound it with our Quilters Blenders Blue Atoll 108” quilt backing. It’s quilted in the Diamonds design. I used a medium high loft poly-fill batting and….. it’s really warm! So warm that he only wants to sleep under it on the coldest nights! Of course we don’t have too many of those in Florida but he loves looking at it anyway. 🙂

Lauren’s T-Shirt Quilt!

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Stacey Strickland and his wife asked me to make a T-Shirt Quilt for their daughter, Lauren as a Christmas present. It includes her T-shirts along with some of her dad’s plus a handkerchief and doilies of her grandmother. I put it together with lime green fabric in solid and chevrons. Georgiana Hand did the machine embroidery. It is filled with our Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 Batting for just the right weight and feel. I backed it with our 108” Softie Lime Green Quilt Backing and quilted it in Square Spirals. A great tribute to Lauren’s many interests and her family!