There are many styles of T-shirt quilts. Some styles are very traditional while others are much more modern. The question to ask about any solution is, does it solve all the challenges inherent to all T-shirt quilts? Here is a look at the three problems that have to be solved in order to consider a T-shirt quilt successful.
Flags and banners are ubiquitous and universal. Look around and you will see them everywhere! US and state flags, flags for sports teams, Olympic flags, welcome banners and racing flags. They are all around us.
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.
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 receives 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 to have one just sent to you.
The Stained-Glass T-shirt Quilt! The creation of the Too Cool style stained-glass T-shirt quilt is the coolest quilt I have made in years! The thin fabric between blocks, mimics the “lead came” seen in actual stained-glass. I love how it sets off the colorful blocks. From here on, we will call lead came simply “leading.” The photos just don’t do the quilt justice. There are also additional photos below.
A monochromatic T-shirt quilt is made from one color of T-shirts augmented with white, gray and/or black T-shirts. Your T-shirts might fall into this category. Typically these types of quilts are made from high school or college T-shirts or a quilt from a single sports team.
Can you imagine planning 21 quilts and five pillows from one person's clothing? Perhaps not. But it happens. Here's how they planned their quilts.