I am sure you will agree that you can be at a disadvantage when talking with a quilt maker if you don't know the lingo of the quilting world. But I promise that learning the basic language of T-shirt quilt making won't be difficult. And by knowing the language, it will be easier for you to communicate your wished to your quilt maker.
To help you get started, here is a list of the most important definitions.
This is the design, logo or image on your T-shirt.
A block refers to the graphic after it has been cut out of the T-shirt. A quilt is made up of blocks. A T-shirt can yield one or more blocks depending on the number of graphics on a shirt.