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Finding a T-shirt Quilt Maker  |  Materials Used In T-shirt Quilts

Materials Used to Back a T-shirt Quilt

Quilters call the fabric that is on the back of a quilt, “the backing.” Some quilters consider the back of a quilt as important as the front, while other quilters only care about the front. This difference manifests itself in the choice of material that is chosen for the back of a quilt.  What are some choices available to T-shirt quilter makers? Like anything, everyone has a different opinion about what fabric makes the best back to a quilt. During my 45+ years of quilt making, I have used most of the fabrics listed below. Each fabric has its positive and negative features. 

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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

Many T-shirt quilt companies offer their T-shirt quilts with polar fleece on the back of the quilt. They describe the merits of fleece as: •Warm   •Light Weight   •Soft   •Won’t shrink  •Won’t unravel   •The dye won’t run   •Cozy  •Stretchy   •Easy to care for   •Won’t pill   •Won’t ball up   •Durable   •Breathable

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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.