How to Make a Photo Memory Quilt
Photo memory quilts are wonderful gifts and make great keepsakes. They all look cool draped over a couch and will constantly serve as a reminder of happy time. With just a little time and energy, you'll be able to make your own memory quilt.
Choose the size of quilt you want to make.Standard bed sizes are as follows:
- Mattress Sizes
- Twin--39 x 75 inches (or 99 x 190 cm)
- X-Long Twin--39 x 80 inches (99 x 203 cm)
- Full--54 x 75 inches (137 x 190 cm)
- Queen--60 x 80 inches (or 153 x 203 cm)
- King--76 x 80 inches (or 198 x 203 cm)
- California King--72 x 84 inches (or 182 x 213 cm)
Divide the size of blanket by the size of quilt blocks you wish to sew, and add width for seam allowances, borders, and any other design considerations.
Obtain enough material for your chosen size of quilt.Choose white or very light colored materials for the photo transfer blocks.
Launder and iron all fabric before cutting or sewing.
QuestionHow do I transfer pictures to the fabric?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYou can buy iron-on transfer paper at an office supply or craft store. Download and edit your photo. Print it on the transfer paper via your printer, then iron onto the fabric.Thanks!
QuestionHow do I cut the pieces for a rag quilt?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerThere are special scissors for that type of cutting called fabric scissors. You can find them at your local craft store.Thanks!
Where can I find a business that will print a photo onto fabric for me?
Is there something to spray on the photos to perserve them?
I put my photos on my quilt how do I put my frames around my photos?
What is the best fabric to use to get the clearest print?
I have an old memory quote with the photos that are peeling. How do I prevent any further peeling?
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