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Budget Friendly T-shirt Quilts-a new style

Budget Friendly T-shirt Quilts-a new style

Budget friendly t-shirt quilts are a new style we have added. We have had many requests from clients who have a lot of t-shirts and they wanted another style of t-shirt quilt. This style you can use more shirts and keep the overall size of the t-shirt quilt down. A 36 shirt quilt gets pretty big after we add fabric between the blocks and then a border. The t-shirts are sewn together without fabric (sashing)between the shirts. The overall size of the t shirt quilt and also the labor is reduced. We offer 2 options for the backing fabric. The…
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Quilting Stitches Make the T Shirt Quilt

Does the quilting matter on your T Shirt quilt? It should. The quilting stitches are what holds your T shirt quilt together but it also has other functions. Quilting stitches either add to or detract from your t shirts. Look at examples of T shirt quilts. Do you see the thread or do you see the shirts? You want to see the shirts! Quilts with different quilting on each block look messy and takes your eyes away from the shirt. Yes it may be nice to see a detailed picture stitched on your shirt but over time will it be…
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Choosing fabrics for your T Shirt quilt

Choosing fabrics for your t shirt quilt is a lot of fun but also a little daunting! There are so many choices! Here are tips to help you choose your fabrics: Traditional Style The sashing is the fabric that is between the blocks in the traditional style T Shirt quilt. The sashing is cut either 2 inches or 2.5 inches wide. Solid colors or a small print work best. Fabric with big designs, stripes, or chevrons will not work. We recommend Kona solids. Kona is a good quality fabric and comes in hundreds of colors. The fabric should be a…
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