Avoiding Mistakes when Choosing a T-shirt Quilt Maker

Avoiding Mistakes when Choosing a T-shirt Quilt Maker

Avoiding mistakes when choosing a T-shirt quilt maker and turning your shirts into a quilt. It is an exciting time! You have been saving your t-shirts and looking for a quilter to turn them into a quilt. Mistakes to avoid: Trusting your t-shirts to an inexperienced t-shirt quilt maker. It takes different sewing skills and equipment to make a quality t-shirt quilt. Picking the style of t-shirt quilt that is not the best choice for your shirts. Choosing a t-shirt quilt maker who does NOT use interfacing to stabilize the shirts. Not understanding the difference between a quilt and a…
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Say No to Boring Quilts

Say No to Boring Quilts

Say no to boring quilts when you order your quilt from EggMoneyQuilts! Are you a runner? Do you play soccer? Love your cat? A plaid fanatic? Show your personality in your T-shirt quilt. Your quilt is professionally made to last and last. Why not make it extra special with neat fabric? If you really like solid colors we suggest a fabric with a texture. The fabric has the feeling of a solid with a little wow factor.  Choosing a print or a fabric with texture for the backing of your quilt has an added bonus. The print/texture will not show…
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Avoid T-shirt Quilt Makers who Skip the Interfacing

Avoid T-shirt Quilt Makers who Skip the Interfacing

Avoid T-shirt quilt makers who skip the interfacing for these reasons. The t-shirt quilt will not lay flat. There will be ripples and the fabric will bunch up in the corners. The t-shirt quilt may look flat when you receive it but after several washings you will see that the t-shirts have not been stabilized. It is too late to fix it then! Well worn t-shirts will last longer if interfacing is attached to the back. The interfacing stabilizes the t-shirt. Sewing worn thread bare t-shirts into a quilt without interfacing is not a good plan. Holes will appear with…
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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. You pick your dream fabric from Fabric.com and we purchase it. Premium batting. We use Hobb's 80/20 batting that is recommended for t-shirt…
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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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