As a way of helping us fund this tour, we have submitted the project to Kickstarter. This is an easy way for you to donate as much as you'd like, and in return you get some neat-o prizes.
Pledge $1 or More
We will think of you as we sing "Thank you for being a friend..." (you know, the one from Golden Girls) as we set out on our trip!
Pledge $10 or More
You'll be added to our BFF email list. We'll let you know where we're hanging out on the road so you can join us for a beer, some karaoke, or badmitton game! And because we're such close friends, we'll send you a postcard along our trip.
Pledge $15 or More
All of the above plus we'll also send you a 3 pack of friendship bracelets made from recycled t-shirts.
Pledge $25 or More
America is full of t-shirts, and you're going to get one! It might be tye-dyed. It might be vintage. It might be from a gas station. One thing's for sure - it will be awesome and something you won't find in your town. And don't be surprised if we add some personal touches to jazz it up a little.
Pledge $50 or More
We'll take a t-shirt from a state along our trip and turn it into art you can hang on your wall! The front of the t-shirt will be cut into it's corresponding state shape and hand-sewn on an 11x17 poster, ready to be framed!
Pledge $75 or More
You and/or your business will be featured on the blog! If you are in a town along our trip, we will meet up with you to get a photo of you in your favorite t-shirt. We will also include a paragraph or two about you or something of yours you'd like to tell us about (your business, band, rock collection, etc.).
Pledge $100 or More
We'll take a t-shirt from a state along our trip and turn it into a tote bag. Not only that, but we'll throw a few unique treasures from that state into the bag as well. We'll also send you a postcard or two while we're on the road.
Pledge $150 or More
If you have a t-shirt collection that is begging to be made into a quilt and you want to give it a shot, DIY style, this prize is a t-shirt quilting kit. Everything you need to make your own t-shirt quilt is included (except a sewing machine and your t-shirts), even my phone number so you can call for help if you need it. You will also get a CD of some of our favorite road-trip music to listen to while you're working on that quilt!
Kit (for a 20 square quilt) includes:
12" Square Ruler
Iron-On Fusible Fabric
High Quality Poly/Cotton Blend Batting
Black Fleece Fabric (for the back)
Pledge $300 or More
A 2 hour craft party for you and 2 friends in your home! We'll teach you everything you need to know about making a t-shirt quilt. We'll provide you and each of your guests with a take home instruction manual and the tools you need to get the job done. (Please note, this party must take place along our travel route at a time convenient to our schedule. Contact us first if you are unsure about this!)
You and your party guests will receive a 12" Square Ruler and Rotary Scissors along with a DIY Instruction manual. We will get you started on the project and answer any questions you might have, so you can finish your t-shirt quilt in no time!
Pledge $500 or More
We'll make you a t-shirt quilt out of your personal t-shirt collection! We'll also send you a t-shirt or two from the road (we don't want you to be without any t-shirts to wear after your quilt has been made!) as well as a postcard from our trip.
Pledge $700 or More
After our trip is complete, you will receive a queen size quilt (or smaller if requested) made of t-shirts we have collected from the road. That's at least 30 t-shirts made into a quilt!! You will also get a professionally printed scrapbook of our favorite t-shirt photos and notes from our adventure.