The Dark Ages of T-shirt Quilt Making Before 1992, most T-shirt quilts were made one way.
People have been making quilts from old and/or excess clothing for hundreds of years. Since the arrival of the T-shirt after WWII, it too has found it’s way into quilts. T-shirt quilts evolved into what they are today from the advancements of generations of past quilters.
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.
1. Figure out what type and style of T-shirt quilt you want. To figure this out, you need to know two things. First, do you want a blanket or quilt? And second, what style quilt do you want?
There are a lot of misconceptions about T-shirt quilts – from how they look to how they are made. Below is a look at the top 10 misconceptions. We will break each down for you and debunk them one at a time. When available, we also have included links to more information about each misconception. If you understand these facts about T-shirt quilts, you will be able to better find a quilt maker to make your quilt.
Are you getting ready to have a quilt made from your T-shirts? If so, you know there are a lot of choices you will need to make about your quilt. The quilting style? It’s an important decision. It will influence the look and life of your quilt.
There are many styles of T-shirt quilts. Some styles are very traditional while others are much more modern. The question to ask about any solution is, does it solve all the challenges inherent to all T-shirt quilts? Here is a look at the three problems that have to be solved in order to consider a T-shirt quilt successful.