Graduation is fast approaching

Graduation is fast approaching

Graduation is fast approaching-have you ordered your t-shirt quilt? Do you have a senior preparing to walk across the stage? Graduation t-shirt quilts hold so many memories. The t-shirts symbolize the closing of one door and the opening of another. It is a very exciting time of dreaming and planning for the future. Lots of memories have been made in the last few years. No need to pack the t-shirts in boxes you can have a t-shirt quilt made to enjoy. We offer custom fabric choices for your t-shirt quilt. You can use school colors or specialty fabric. One place…
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Let’s Talk about T-shirt Quilts

Let’s Talk about T-shirt Quilts

Let's talk about t-shirt quilts and address a few questions that are asked a lot! A quick search on the internet and you will find all kinds of t-shirts quilts at many different price points. What is the difference between a quilt and a blanket? Can you use other fabrics besides t-shirts? Can sweatshirts be used? Is interfacing really necessary? Are there different styles of t-shirt quilts? Is it easy to make a t-shirt quilt? Do all t-shirt quilts have boring solid colored backs? Does the batting really matter? Why do t shirt quilts cost so much? Is fleece ok…
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Parts of the traditional style t-shirt quilt.

Parts of the traditional style t-shirt quilt.

Parts of the traditional style t-shirt quilt and why knowing them is important to communicate with the t shirt quilt maker. Every industry has words that are specific to the industry. T-shirt quilt makers have our own language. Knowing the parts of a t-shirt quilt helps the process run smoothly. The traditional style t-shirt quilt is a popular choice of our customers. T-shirts are cut into blocks, fabric is added between the blocks and then it is quilted. The style is clean and orderly. The fabric sewn between the blocks is called sashing. Sashing is usually cut 2.5 inches. A…
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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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