Friday, February 26, 2016

Thought of the Day

So, quilty t-shirts are, like, the shizz now. And everybody's trying to get more and more edgy. "I Quilt Because My Anti-Psychotic Medication Isn't Very Effective." "G's Up, Feed Dogs Down." "My Quilt-Related Tattoos Have More Daggers Than Your Quilt-Related Tattoos." Like that.

And, hey, I get it. I have been marginally involved in the quilty t-shirt biz for several years now, plus I love a well-executed, simple design. Like Cheryl Sleboda's Sewing Skull:

But what gets me are these shirts I keep seeing all over Facebook. I have no idea where these come from or who is creating them. And people must looooove them because they get shared a million times.

Ones like this:

And this:

And this:

And I swear, all I can think when I see shirts like those is: