Life IS Good

Life is Good t shirts were a staple in my wardrobe.  They were a favorite find while traveling.  The perfect gift for my family to give.  So colorful and optimistic.  When it was time to retire them from my closet, I could not part with them, sew…

Life is Good 11They were all cut up and stabilized and recut to the same size.  Then to find the right framing fabrics.  My top choices were a Cherrywood Citrus Splash pack or a Tango Print Rainbow Batik pack.  Sew much fun color!Mind you I cut these up and did all this prep work in 2015.  I had to decide how wide to make the borders, how could I get the biggest quilt possible with 7″ squares?

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Wide or Thin?
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Decision made, a sewed a few and put them in a cute pizza box and put them on my to finish list for three years.  Yikes.Life is Good 8

This winter I began in earnest to get this quilt finished!  Our quilt retreat in January helped.

Finally it was time to arrange the blocks and sew them up.  And I began dreaming of Jake’s face for the quilting design.  This top hung in my basement for several months as I navigated copyright infringement and designer requests.  I am happy to say the time spent was worth it to do it right!Life is Good (5)

This is a favorite quilt and will be for a long time.  Sew many memories in these happy shirts.

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Thank you to Life is Good Powered by Optimism, and Kim Diamond at Sweet Dreams Quilt Studio.

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