There are a lot of misconceptions about T-shirt quilts – from how they look to how they are made. Below is a look at 10 big 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.
There are many different styles of T-shirt quilts. Each style can result in a different look and feel.
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.
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?
There are two main styles of T-shirt quilts. The traditional style of quilt. This style is comprised of uniform sized blocks that are lined up in rows and columns. The variable block size style also known as the Too Cool style or the puzzle style Here's an article that explores the 6 styles of T-shirt quilts. In this article, we will explore the pros and cons of a traditional style T-shirt quilt. Understanding the good and the bad of a traditional style T-shirt quilt will help you know if this style is good for your T-shirts.
Caution! Do you spend a lot of time on Pinterest? I know I do. Every day I see tons of cool “Do it Yourself” or DIY ideas. I always think “Oh! I could make that, it looks easy!”. Yet my stuff never seems to come out as good as the pictures. Most of the time my project goes straight in the trash.
The Stained Glass T-shirt Quilt! I am so excited to announce the creation of the Too Cool style stained glass T-shirt quilt. I think this is the coolest quilt I have made in years! The thin black fabric between blocks, mimics the “lead came” seen in stained glass. I love how it sets off the colorful blocks. From here on, we will call Lead Came simply “Leading.” The photos just don’t do the quilt justice. And there are additional photos below.