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Andrea Funk

Andrea Funk is the inventor of T-shirt quilts made with multiple blocks sizes. The modern method of making T-shirt quilts. In 1992 she founded Too Cool T-shirt Quilts. Her life has been immersed in T-shirt quilts ever since. 

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Too Cool's Coronavirus Plan July 2020

We've made a quick video to keep you up to date on what we're doing and what's happening at each of our locations.  We are still making quilts. We do ask you to call before putting your box in the mail.  

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Materials Used In T-shirt Quilts  |  The Construction of a T-shirt Quilt

Fleece on the Back of a T-shirt Blanket or Quilt

Many T-shirt blanket and quilt companies offer polar fleece on the back of their blankets or quilts. They describe the merits of fleece as:

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T-Shirt Quilt Buying Guide

T-Shirt Quilt Buying Guide

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.

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So Many Way to Screw Up a T-shirt Quilt

For the uninitiated, a T-shirt quilt is just a T-shirt quilt. You might think that anyone with a sewing machine can successfully make a T-shirt quilt. But that’s just not true. There are so many ways I have seen T-shirt quilts screwed up in the past 25 years. Based on having made 1000’s of quilts and having remade so many others, our advice is to have your quilt made right the first time. Here are some mistakes to avoid. Here's a list of what not to do!

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Planning a T-shirt Quilt

How many T-shirts Can I Use in a T-shirt Quilt?

How many T-shirt you will need for a quilt will depend on the style of quilt you have made. Below is how to figure out "how many" for a number of different T-shirt quilt styles.

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Too Cool's Coronavirus Plan June 2020

We've made a quick video to keep you up to date on what we're doing and what's happening at each of our locations.  We are still making quilts. We're still asking you to call before putting your box in the mail.  

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Making Your Own T-shirt Quilt  |  The Construction of a T-shirt Quilt

What's the Best Interfacing for T-shirt Quilts?

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:

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