Why choose us to make your t-shirt quilt?

Why choose us to make your t-shirt quilt?

Why choose us to make your t-shirt quilt? The internet is full of t-shirt quilt makers. How do you pick the best quilter for you? Here are 7 reasons that make our t-shirt quilts stand out: Custom fabric choices. You choose the fabrics for the front and back. Beautiful, high quality 100% cotton. Fabric that is made to last as long as your favorite t-shirts. The premium fabric we use is soft and lasts through many washings. Premium batting. We use Hobb's 80/20 batting that is recommended for t-shirt quilts. Be wary of t-shirt businesses who use polyester. It is…
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Campus Quilts compared to  EggMoneyQuilts

Campus Quilts compared to EggMoneyQuilts

Campus quilts compared to EggMoneyQuilts -comparing the traditional style quilt. Recently I sent 9 shirts off to Campus Quilts so I could compare their traditional block style to the traditional style t-shirt quilt we make at EggMoneyQuilts. The process of ordering my quilt went smoothly. Campus Quilts sent emails letting me know when they were starting the quilt, when they charged my credit card for the balance, and when the t-shirt quilt shipped. Let's compare a 9 shirt t-shirt quilt from Campus Quilts to a 9 shirt t-shirt quilt that we make at EggMoneyQuilts. Notice how densely the EggMoneyQuilt t-shirt…
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Choosing a T-Shirt Quilt Maker

Choosing a T-Shirt Quilt Maker

Choosing a t-shirt quilt maker can be overwhelming! There are hundreds of t-shirt quilt makers on the internet. Here are seven points to consider as you search for the best shop to design and make your t-shirt quilt. 1. How long has the shop/company been making T-shirt quilts? It takes many years to perfect your skills to make great t-shirt quilts. You don't want the t-shirt quilt maker to "learn" on your shirts. Every day people hang out their "shingle" and declare they are in the t-shirt quilt making business. A lot are hobby quilters who have not invested in…
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Why we iron interfacing on your shirts.

Why we iron interfacing on your shirts.

Why we iron interfacing on your shirts during the process of making the t-shirt quilt is a question asked a lot. And we are happy to answer it. What is interfacing? You can read all about interfacing here. We use interfacing  for 2 reasons: Interfacing helps the t-shirts lay flat during the piecing  process. This is important. You get a straighter seam during the piecing process. A straighter seam makes for a polished look to the quilt.  Interfacing reinforces worn shirts. Many of the t-shirts have been loved and washed a lot! Interfacing bonds the worn threads together so they have…
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T-Shirt Quilt Makers- Should You look for a Local Quilter

Is it safe to mail my shirts or should I look for someone local? We get asked that question a lot. We make 100's of T-shirt quilts a year and have never had anyone's shirts not get to us or quilt not get back to them! When your quilt is ready to go home it is boxed up and sent USPS priority mail. We use USPS Priority mail because that is usually the fastest option. Your t-shirt quilt will arrive in 2-3 days depending on what part of the US you live. The package also has signature confirmation. I know…
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Mosaic T-shirt quilts-Can you use Baby Clothes?

We get this question a lot. The short answer is No. We can use a few baby clothes in a Mosaic style T-shirt quilt but we can not make the whole quilt with baby/toddler clothes. And here is why. We cut every item of clothing into a square or rectangle and then sew them together in a puzzle style. Baby clothes are really small and have very little useable material. We have to cut the design out and then piece it to make it usable. That adds extra seams and extra seams add weight to the t-shirt quilt. It takes…
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