Question: What’s the best interfacing to use in a T-shirt quilt? Answer: No interfacing! In 1992, I made my first T-shirt quilt. At that time, the Internet was not what it is today. I wasn’t able to Google: “How to make a T-shirt quilt.” As a result, I just made it up as I went along. There were a lot of "rules" I didn’t know about making T-shirt quilts. Such as:
Not all T-shirt quilt makers fall into the world of T-shirt quilts the same way. But they are all making T-shirt quilts and T-shirt blankets. Which type of quilt maker should you find to make your quilt? Here is an explanation of each type of T-shirt quilt maker. This explanation includes how they came into the T-shirt quilt world and what you could expect if you ask them to make a T-shirt quilt for you.
If you are in the process of finding someone to make your T-shirt quilt, you may not have all the information you need to make an informed decision. Our T-shirt Quilt Buying Guide has the information you need to fill in any knowledge gaps.
Why is there such a large price range? On the Internet, you can find T-shirt quilts ranging in price from $100 to over $2,000. That is a huge price range for what you might think is the same thing. But T-shirt quilts aren’t all the same. And most of the time, they aren’t even close to being the same.
A quilt and a blanket are not the same thing! Many of our customers ask us what is the difference between a quilt and a blanket. And if you’re looking to have your T-shirts transformed into a quilt or blanket you need to know the difference between the two. You also need to know which one you want. Because, a blanket and a quilt are not the same thing. Sure, they both can keep you warm. But other than that, they are very different.
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On the Internet, there are millions of photographs of T-shirt quilts. Since you have landed here, you’ve probably seen some of them yourself. To help you understand what you are looking at, we have broken down 5 details that are important to look for. Once you have these figured out, you will know what to look for based on what is important to you. Look at lots of pictures and pick out the little details that set an amazing T-shirt quilt apart from an ordinary or awful quilt.