Since 1992, I have talked to a lot of people about T-shirt quilts. At different events at which I display my quilts, a lot of people have said that they had purchased their quilt from Campus Quilts or Project Repat and were delighted with the quilts or blanket that they had received. Many even said that they looked just like my quilts. I was always surprised to hear this because from what I see on their websites, their quilts are very different from a Too Cool T-shirt Quilt.
Despite the word T-shirt being in our name, we make quilts from all types of clothing and textiles. Each type is unique and fun. We have compiled a number of different types of quilts we can make here. If you don't see what you are looking for, let us know! We would love any challenge.
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.
A well-made T-shirt quilt, made with high quality materials will cost more than you may have imagined. You might even be having sticker shock. “What are they trying to do, rip me off?” No, not at all. That’s just how much a well-made T-shirt quilt, made with high quality materials costs. So how can you save money on your T-shirt quilt? Here are 3 things to look for to help you find a quilt maker that can make you a quilt or blanket for less.
When you are planning a T-shirt quilt, first learn as much as you can about T-shirt quilts – there is a lot to know. Next find a quilt maker. When you think that you have found someone, take time to either interview her and/or get the answers to these questions from her website. If you know ahead of time what you can expect, you won't end up with a T-shirt quilt that will break your heart.
That will depend on the style of quilt you have made. Below is how to figure out "how many" for a number of different style of T-shirt quilts. Click on the quilt style you are interested in reading about. Click here to learn more about different styles of T-shirt quilts.
What Do I Do With All These Old Hockey jerseys? Most Hockey players have to purchase two jerseys: a white one for home games and a colored one for away games. Season after season, these jerseys accumulate and take on a life of their own. Put those jerseys to work in a T-shirt quilt!