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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!

Jamie’s Motorcycle Quilt

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My sister, Iris Tye Melvin made this motorcycle quilt in Harley-Davidson colors for our nephew, Jamie Maphis from T-shirts he has collected from motorcycle rallies and Harley dealers around the country. It also includes some traditional quilt blocks and squares by women who have quilted in our family. It’s filled with our Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting and backed with Quilters Blenders Blue Atoll 108” quilt backing from our shop. I quilted it in Flames and Motorcycles with lime green thread. Gorgeous job sister!

Custom Quilts & Longarm Quilting

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Lady Bird Quilts does quality Longarm Quilting and we create special order Custom Quilts designed to reflect what you do & love. Our 14’ APQS Millennium Longarm Quilting Machine and IntelliQuilter computerized quilting system enable us to quilt digital designs with exceptional precision. We can make your quilt spectacular! Whether quilting your latest project or an heirloom quilt top that you have inherited, we would love to quilt for you.

Longarm Quilting Prices:
Basic edge to edge quilting is 2 cents per square inch.
Custom Quilting is 3 cents per square inch plus thread.
We sell Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting for 25 cents per linear inch or you can provide your own quality batting.
Premium Quality 108” wide, 100% cotton tonal printed quilt backing is available at our shop in a variety of patterns and colors for just $10.00 a yard. We will also be happy to use your own special backing, just make sure the back is at least 6″ larger than the top on all 4 sides.

We create unique, personalized Memory Quilts to commemorate the themes, special times and defining moments in the lives of you and your loved ones. These can include pictures, t-shirts, military colors and seals, themed fabric, collegiate prints and much more. These quilts are beautiful reminders of what we cherish and you can use and enjoy them for a lifetime. Prices for special order quilts vary depending on design and size, just contact us for a quote.

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!

Jordan’s T-Shirt Quilt

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Gennell Neel made this T-Shirt Quilt for her granddaughter, Jordan from her high school shirts.  She did a great job with it! Jordan graduated from Marianna High School in 2010.  The quilt is backed with our Quilters Blenders Yellow Gold 108” wide quilt backing and is filled with Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting also from our shop.  I stipple quilted it and did the binding for her.  Thanks to her grandmother, Jordan can keep her t-shirts and high school memories close!

Sara’s Softball Quilt

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My sister, Iris Tye Melvin made this T-shirt quilt for Mary and Ferrell Newsome as a birthday present for their granddaughter, Sara.  It is made from shirts from her years of playing softball and includes a special message from her dad, Jay.  I quilted it in Balls, Bats and Gloves with a row of Softballs at the top and bottom.  It’s backed with our Navy Blue Quilters Blenders quilt backing and is filled with Hobbs Heirloom batting.  An All-Star quilt for an All-Star player!

Kenny Chesney Quilt

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Brenda Jackson asked me to make her a quilt out of all the t-shirts she had saved from Kenny Chesney concerts she has been to.  He’s her favorite country music singer!  I pieced it together with Cosmos Blue Swirls fabric (which we carry).  It is backed with our 108” Quilters Blenders Blue Atoll and the batting is Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 from our shop.  I quilted it in music notes and guitars!

Custom Quilts & Longarm Quilting

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Lady Bird Quilts creates special order custom quilts designed to reflect what you do & love.  We also provide longarm quilting services with our 14’ APQS Millennium Longarm Quilting Machine. By utilizing the IntelliQuilter computerized quilting system we are able to stitch a multitude of digital designs with exceptional precision.  We can make your quilt spectacular!  Whether quilting your latest project or an heirloom quilt top that you have inherited, we would love to quilt for you.

Prices:
Basic edge to edge quilting is 2 cents per square inch.
Custom Quilting is 3 cents per square inch.
Plus thread (backing & batting also if purchased from us).
Prices for special order quilts vary, contact us for a quote.

We sell Premium Quality 108” width, 100% cotton tonal printed quilt backing fabric in a variety of patterns and colors for $10.00 per linear yard or we will be happy to use your own special backing, just make sure the backing is at least 6″ larger than the top on all 4 sides.  We carry two different types of quilt batting (sold by the inch so you only buy what you need) or you may supply your own quality batting.

We create unique Memory Quilts to commemorate the special times and defining moments in the lives of you and your loved ones.  These can include pictures, t-shirts, military colors and seals, fabric in theme or collegiate prints and much more.  These quilts are beautiful reminders of what we cherish and you can use and enjoy them for a lifetime.  Our Quilt and Fabric shop is located at 7161 Highway 90 in Grand Ridge, Florida where we are open from 9 to 4 every Saturday.  You can also pick and drop off quilts by appointment at my quilting studio which is conveniently located close to I-10 about 30 minutes west of Tallahassee just south of Greensboro, FL.  Give us a call at 850-329-8276 or email us (click contact above) to discuss your quilting project today!