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 is used in all quilts. Hobb's 80/20 batting is recommended for t-shirt quilts and is a premium batting. Be wary of…
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Campus Quilt compared to  EggMoneyQuilts

Campus Quilt compared to EggMoneyQuilts

Campus Quilt compared to EggMoneyQuilts. Let's compare the traditional style quilt or block style quilt. Recently I sent 9 shirts  to Campus Quilt 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 Quilt 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. Now let's look at materials and the quilting. Notice how densely the EggMoneyQuilt t-shirt quilt is quilted compared to the t-shirt quilt from…
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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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Interfacing your shirts and why it is important.

Interfacing your shirts and why it is important.

We fuse interfacing on your shirts during the process of making the t-shirt quilt. It is an added step and a very important one. Many t shirt companies skip this step because it adds time and expense to making the t shirt quilts. There are 2 reasons we use it: Interfacing helps the t shirts lay flat during the piecing  process. This is important. The seams are straight and makes a neater looking t shirt quilt. A straighter seam makes for a polished look to the quilt.  Interfacing reinforces worn shirts. Many of the t shirts have been loved and…
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Local Quilter or Professional T-shirt Quilt Business?

Local Quilter or Professional T-shirt Quilt Business?

   Should you find a local quilter to make your t-shirt quilt? Or should you search for a professional t-shirt quilt business? 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.…
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Mosaic T-shirt quilts-Can you use Baby Clothes?

Mosaic T-shirt quilts-Can you use Baby Clothes?

We get this question a lot. 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 a lot of baby clothes…
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