Are you getting ready to have a quilt made from your T-shirts? If so, you know there are a lot of choices you will need to make about your quilt. And the quilting style? It’s an important one. It will influence the look and life of your quilt.
Here is a great gift idea for that T-shirt junkie in your life – a T-shirt of the Month Club! Each month the recipient received a new T-shirt. Some clubs send a particular shirt to its members and other clubs let you choose your T-shirt. It may be a little safer to choose your own T-shirt, but more interesting just to have one sent to you.
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.
Why do firefighters have so many T-shirts? Rick Gorski, a volunteer firefighter from Cleveland Ohio area puts it this way: The biggest reason is because of the large amount of "traded" T-shirts. Firemen are famous for collecting T-shirts from other departments. Most T-shirts warn by firemen are not from the city that they protect.
In 1992 the first T-shirt quilt I made was for my sister who is runner. Since that first quilt, I have discovered that you can use much more than just T-shirts in a quilt. Here are a number of other items that can be used in your quilt. As long as it’s machine washable, we can use it.
There are many different styles of T-shirt quilts. Each style can result in a different look and feel. And each style also comes with it’s own issues. Here is a look at the types of T-shirt quilts. You can click on each style or read from top to bottom.
Post College Your college days are behind you, yet you still have a huge pile of T-shirts from your sorority life. You can’t bear to part with them, yet you don’t wear them anymore. After all, a sorority T-shirt looks funny under a business suit! So, you are stuck with a huge pile of T-shirts. A T-shirt quilt will let you get rid of that pile of T-shirts, yet retain all the images that trigger memories.