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 some of these quilts here.
YES! The batting used in your T-shirt quilt is important. Although you don’t see the batting in a quilt, it is very important. The type of the batting used influences the look, feel, quality and longevity of your T-shirt quilt.
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.
Many T-shirt blanket and quilt companies offer polar fleece on the back of their blankets or quilts. They describe the merits of fleece as:
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.
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.