The most difficult quilts I take on are commemorative clothing quilts. There's very little margin for error - when you have severely limited fabric supplies there's not much option for a second cut, and you are literally cutting up the tangible keepsake of a memory
On the other hand, I get mail that looks like this:
Sometimes, I take much longer than expected to complete a quilt - particularly with novelty fabrics found in children's clothing and destination t-shirts. In those cases, the original allotment of clothing is augmented as the young grow out of more items. These kids probably don't know about the Mail Art movement, but there's nothing like finding art in your post box to brighten your day - and this did it for me!
It gets even better when you find lovely prints and patterns like these inside:
There are so many lovely garments to work with, this quilt will truly be a treat to prepare!