Your question: What Pellon interfacing is best for Tshirt quilts?

Pellon 906F

What Pellon is best for T-shirt quilt?

If you want a super-soft, drapey quilt, try Pellon 906 nonwoven fusible interfacing with a bamboo blend batting. For most t-shirt quilts, a fusible knit or 100% cotton woven fusible interfacing is a great choice with a cotton or cotton-blend batting.

What kind of interfacing do you use for shirts?

A woven interfacing is the most preferred type of interfacing because it behaves just like fabric. A lightweight woven fusible has a good drape and is easy to use. Woven sew-ins are also used especially when sewing seams.

How much fusible interfacing do I need for a T-shirt quilt?

Fusible Interfacing – Each shirt must be backed with non-woven fusible interfacing to prevent it from stretching. Buy enough fusible interfacing to make a 17″ square for each T-shirt. Select good quality, light weight interfacing. Fusible interfacing needs to be non-woven, glued only on one side.

What backing do you use for a T-shirt quilt?

100% Cotton

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 is the difference between facing and interfacing?

As nouns the difference between facing and interfacing

is that facing is the most external portion of exterior siding while interfacing is a layer of fabric inserted between other layers of a garment to provide stiffening.

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What can be used in place of interfacing?

Muslin and cotton are the best substitutes for interfacing due to the ease they give for interfacing. They can be best used when pre-washed to avoid shrinkage, then a 3. 5 stitch length or wider baste stitch to substitute fabric for interfacing on the primary fabric.

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…