What backing do you use for a T-shirt quilt?
This is my preferred fabric choice because it wears well and is easy to work with. This is what we use here at Too Cool T-shirt Quilts.
What supplies do I need to make a T-shirt quilt?
Basic Tools Needed to Make a T-shirt Quilt:
- Scissors & Stitch Rippers.
- Rotary Cutter & Mats.
- Rulers & Templates.
- Sewing Machine with Multiple Presser Feet.
- Long-arm Sewing Machine.
What kind of stabilizer should I use for T shirts?
One piece of medium-weight (2.5 ounce) cutaway stabilizer is the best choice. Tear-away stabilizer may be used with the lightest of designs, such as toile or vintage. Topping is not necessary. Choose light and open designs that will drape well on the shirt.
How much should I charge to make a Tshirt quilt?
So, How Much Will it Cost?
|Number of Blocks||Approximate Quilt Size Standard||Standard Base Price|
|16||78” x 78”||$320|
|20||78” x 94”||$400|
|25||94” x 94″||$500|
|30||94″ x 110”||$600|
What is the best batting for a Tshirt quilt?
The best types of batting are 80% cotton/20% polyester needle punched or 100% cotton. These two types of batting are thin and the perfect weight to keep you warm. Traditional quilt makers prefer using these battings in their heirloom quilts.
How many t shirts do you need to make a Tshirt quilt?
|Quilt Title||Approx. Size*||Est. # of T-shirts**|
|Lap||45” x 45”||9 or 12…|
|Large Lap||45” x 60”||12 or 16…|
|Twin||60” x “90 or 75” x 75” (long twin)||16, 20, 24, 25…|
|Full||75” x 90” or 90” x 90” (wide full)||20, 25, 30, 36…|