Your question: What do I need to make a Tshirt quilt?

What materials do I need to make a Tshirt quilt?

Basic Tools Needed to Make a T-shirt Quilt:

  1. Scissors & Stitch Rippers.
  2. Rotary Cutter & Mats.
  3. Rulers & Templates.
  4. Sewing Machine with Multiple Presser Feet.
  5. Long-arm Sewing Machine.

What kind of interfacing do you use for a Tshirt quilt?

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. If you like things a little stiffer, then try Pellon 911 nonwoven fusible interfacing. Use a cotton or poly batting.

How many shirts do you need to make a Tshirt quilt?

12 shirts will make a throw-size quilt, approx. 48″ x 64″ – 3 across x 4 down. 30 shirts will make a full size quilt, approx. 82″ x 96″ – 5 across x 6 down.

How much does it cost 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 backing for a Tshirt 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.

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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.

Do you need interfacing to make a Tshirt quilt?

Using interfacing or iron-on backing is not necessary in the construction of T-shirt quilts. This is because sewing machine technology and modern T-shirt quilt designs have changed how T-shirt quilts are made.