Our favorite t-shirts (or the collection of a loved one’s t’s) usually have lots of really special memories tied to them. Loved to death and ready to retire, Blair will guide you through turning your tees into the coziest quilt you’ve ever snuggled under. We will cover design ideas, how to tame stretchy and unconventional fabrics, and discuss design strategies to showcase the best part from each tee.
After a full career in apparel design and merchandising, Blair continues to use textiles of all kinds in her scrappy, modern quilts. Inspiration often comes from fabrics that hold meaning to the maker, and she is passionate about teaching others how to create beautiful quilts with those special fabrics. Her approach to color and color value in quiltmaking using easy-to-apply techniques. Inventor of the Ruby Ruler®️, and the author of books on quilting and crafting. Her most recent book is “Wise Craft Quilts: A Guide to Turning Beloved Fabrics into Meaningful Patchwork”. Born in North Carolina, she now resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico after a 25 year stop in Seattle, Washington in between.