There are a number of things you need to know about backing materials used for a T-shirt quilt. We have broken this article into four sections. Below, you can jump to any section. Or you can read from top to bottom.
Each year we make a number of quilts using the Too Cool method that end up different. In most of them, you can see our underlying methodology. But the end result is different than a normal Too Cool T-shirt Quilt. We are sharing those quilts from 2018 that are different here.
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.
What is micro-tech/tech fabric/performance apparel fabric/wicking fabric? So many names for one type of fabric! In this article I refer to all these as tech fabric.
A T-shirt quilt tells a story. Sometimes that story takes more than just T-shirts to tell. The great thing about T-shirt quilts – they can encompass more than just their namesakes. You can use any washable fabric in your quilt. This includes socks.
We can use just about anything! If you want something in a quilt, send it with your T-shirts and we will see if we can use it. If not, we will return the item with your quilt.
Are you in search of a T-shirt quilt maker? If so, you have seen a lot of people and companies making quilts or blankets. It might even seem overwhelming at times with all the choices you have. Don't just guess on a quilt maker. Take a more purposeful approach to find someone who is a good fit for you.