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?
We love making T-shirt quilts from concert T-shirts. What distinguishes a concert T-shirt quilts from other T-shirt quilts? It is the designs on the T-shirts, the colors of the T-shirts and the value of the 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.
Below are 5 skills you want your quilt maker to have. In this article we will explain what each skill is and explain how you can easily tell if a quilter has these skills.
When you are planning a T-shirt quilt, your first step is to learn everything you can about T-shirt quilts. Here's a link to our learning center. Our learning center has 100's of articles about everything T-shirt quilts. Your second step is to find a quilt maker. Here's an article about finding a quilt maker. When you think that you have found the right person, take time to either interview them and/or get the answers to these questions from their website.
We receive boxes of T-shirts everyday here at Too Cool T-shirt Quilts. They come from the post office, UPS and FedEx. Some boxes are packed better than others. Here are some thoughts, based on years of experience, on packing your T-shirt to ship to your quilt maker.
Why a Double-sided T-shirt Quilt? A double-sided T-shirt quilt is great because you can use twice as many T-shirts inside your quilt. There are two main reasons you might want or need a double-sided T-shirt quilt. They both have to do with having too many T-shirts. Most people look to a double-sided quilt because they have a lot of T-shirts, and they don't want to exclude any of them. This might be someone with 100+ T-shirts. Other people way too many T-shirts for the size quilt they want. For example, they have enough for a queen size quilt, but only want a multi-use size. Some people have two uniquely different topics of T-shirts. But they are not interested in two quilts. A double-sided T-shirt quilt is a perfect solution to this problem. Although, a Too Cool T-shirt Quilt allows you to use a lot of T-shirts. We can use many more T-shirts than most traditional style quilts. Perhaps you might find that a two-sided quilt is unnecessary.