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Difference Between a Border and Binding in a T-Shirt Quilt

Borders or Binding?

Baylor quilt, parts of a quilt
Baylor quilt, parts of a quilt with flannel backing.

Many times when someone is sending their tshirts in and ordering a quilt, they will ask ‘what fabric do you use for that outside border?”

OK,  the confusion comes because the customer does not understand the difference between the ‘binding’ and a ‘border’.  In this photo, we are also showing ‘sashing‘ and ‘backing‘ which are also parts of any real quilt. Continue reading Difference Between a Border and Binding in a T-Shirt Quilt

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Other Quilt Services

Quilt Finishing

You have blocks or a partially finished quilt top that your mom or grandmother started. Let us finish it. We can do as little or as much work as you need. We have fabrics to create the backing, batting and will turn that little pile of memories into a finished quilt that you can display and treasure. Be sure to have a quilt label made for the back of the quilt!

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How To Display A T-Shirt Quilt

Memorial Quilts

Three Main Ways to Display a Quilt

Using people to hang a quilt.
Using People to hang a quilt. Temporary method…

There are three categories for hanging or displaying your T-Shirt Quilt.  Temporary, Semi-Permanent and Permanent.  I think the terms are self-explanatory, but lets take a look at some creative options for displaying your t-shirt quilt.


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T-Shirt Quilt Makers Near Me – Is This The Best Option??

Looking for a T-Shirt Quilt Maker?

You typed in “T-Shirt Quilt Makers Near Me”. You may or may not have found great Google results for a tshirt quilt maker.

Several times this past week, I’ve heard the comment “oh, I’m so glad you are local, I wouldn’t want to put my tshirts in the mail”. While, we are fortunate to live outside of a huge metro area (Houston), I cringe a bit on the inside when hearing that. There are actually two issues here. Trusting the Post Office and not knowing anything about the t-shirt quilt maker.

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What is a T Shirt Quilt Do-Over?

blanket made from t shirts

You collected your t shirts over the years and finally decided to have a one of a kind quilt or blanket made from your treasured memories. You get your quilt back and you burst into tears. What happened? Maybe you sent it to some Etsy or Facebook vendor, your best friends’ mom, or (ahem), you tried to do it yourself. Doesn’t matter, you hate the quilt and you want a ‘do-over’.

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