What will $2.55 buy you? Peace of mind.

sending your shirts
Package theft is on the rise. Thieves follow the USPS, UPS, and FedEx drivers around and steal packages off porches everyday and the problem seems to increase around the holidays. Stealing your package from Amazon will make you mad but it can be replaced. Thieves stealing your T-shirt quilt will make you mad also BUT your quilt cannot be replaced. Here at the T Shirt Quilt Company and our Etsy sister store-EggMoneyQuilts-we ship our tshirt quilts with USPS. Signature confirmation costs $2.55 and means the mailman has to get a signature and cannot leave your quilt on the porch or at the door. While no shipping method is a 100% guaranteed adding this extra layer of security makes sense! Your t-shirt quilt means a lot to you. It is a…
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Budget Friendly T-shirt Quilts

Uncategorized
You asked and we listened! We have had many requests from clients who have a lot of t-shirts and they wanted another option. A 36 shirt quilt gets pretty big after we add fabric between the blocks and then a border. We have had multiple requests for a way to use a lot of shirts but have a smaller quilt. The Budget Friendly t-shirt quilt is the answer! The t-shirts are sewn together without fabric between the shirts. This cuts down on the overall size and also the labor. The backing is a soft flannel. There are several colors to choose from: The quilt is then professionally quilted in an all over meander pattern. The t-shirt quilt will have three layers: the front (shirts), batting, flannel backing. The edges are…
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What if my T-shirts are white?

Fabric choices, t shirt quilt makers
We get the question "What if most of my t-shirts are white? Will my t shirt quilt be too drab? There are 43,239 possibilities to make your t-shirt quilt not be drab. That is the number of quilting cottons available on Fabric.com today. You choose the fabrics for your quilt. It is your vision and we make it happen. Do you love pink flamingoes? How about purple cows? More into plaids? Here are a couple we have made in the last couple weeks. The t shirts are mostly white but the quilts are definitely not drab! [gallery ids="647,648"] There are lots of awesome fabrics that will make your t-shirt quilt all yours. Here are a couple of our favorites: [gallery columns="5" ids="650,573,562,525,209"]
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Quilting Stitches Make the T Shirt Quilt

quilting designs
Does the quilting matter on your T Shirt quilt? It should. The quilting stitches are what holds your T shirt quilt together but it also has other functions. Quilting stitches either add to or detract from your t shirts. Look at examples of T shirt quilts. Do you see the thread or do you see the shirts? You want to see the shirts! Quilts with different quilting on each block look messy and takes your eyes away from the shirt. Yes it may be nice to see a detailed picture stitched on your shirt but over time will it be so neat? It may be artistic but what if it is not to your liking? Quilting stitches that are too large and make the quilt look cheap.  In this picture…
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Traveling T Shirt Quilts

Gallery, travel
So many places to explore. So many memories to make. Save your memories in a T Shirt quilt. Here at the T Shirt Quilt Company we get to see t-shirts from all over the world. We actually have to google some of the destinations! We have quilted Harley Davidson shirts that came from many countries, years of shirts from local festivals, concert shirts from many cities, and bucket list shirts. The fabric chosen for the back can really set the theme for travel quilts. Here are a couple: [gallery columns="4" ids="562,209,563,564"] You choose the fabrics for your quilt. Go to Fabric.com and look at quilting cottons. The fabric for the back is a perfect place to express yourself. You will have a reversible quilt with your tshirts on the front…
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Tips for choosing fabrics for your T Shirt quilt

Fabric choices
You choose the fabrics for your quilt at the T Shirt Quilt Company. It is a lot of fun to pick your fabric but also a little daunting!  Here are tips to help you choose your fabrics: Traditional Style The sashing is the fabric that is between the blocks in the traditional style T Shirt quilt. The sashing is cut either 2 inches or 2.5 inches wide. Solid colors or a small print work best. Fabric with big designs, stripes, or chevrons will not work. We recommend Kona solids. Kona is a good quality fabric and comes in hundreds of colors. The fabric should be a quilting cotton. In the search bar add the words "quilting cottons". This will weed out the canvas, twill, and other cottons that are not…
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