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Betty Baker

Betty has been quilting for years. In 2006 started doing T-Shirt Quilts professionally. Loves T-shirts, all things quilting, and your stories about your t-shirts.

Recent Posts

Choosing The BEST Materials for YOUR T-Shirt Quilt

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Fabric Selection 

While other companies only offer a few basic fabric choices for your quilt. T-Shirt Quilts of Texas stocks several hundred bolts of fabric and you can choose from 2-4 fabrics from most fabrics in stock, including quilt shop quality flannel ** for the back of the quilt for that extra cozy effect.

All of my fabrics are quilt shop quality fabrics, mostly from Quilting Treasures, Blank Textiles, Wilmington, Moda Fabrics or P&B Textiles, but also include Robert Kaufman, Maywood Studios, RJR, Choice and Marcus Brothers. If you have been using other fabrics, you will be able to feel the difference! It is softer and smoother, and has a tighter weave, so it will last longer.

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Photos on Your T-Shirt Quilt

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6 Tips For Selecting A T-Shirt Quilt Maker

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T-Shirt Quilt Style - Order or Chaos?

There are two major styles of T-Shirt quilts. What I refer to as 'Order' and 'Chaos'. OK, that seems like an extreme comparison, but let's look at the difference between order and chaos as pertains to t-shirt quilts.

First of all, I grew up looking at quilts that two of my great-grandmothers and my grandmother made or were working on. In high school, my favorite classes were geometry, accounting, physics and silver-smithing (I went to a great high-school - we also had archery and canoeing as phys-ed options). I was a computer programmer in the corporate world. I like lists. I like to read Science Fiction. OK, yeah, I am a geek. But, all of these studies involve science and ORDER. So, how does that pertain to quilts you ask??

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What is Difference Between Quilt and a Blanket?

 

 So, you want to have a T-Shirt Quilt made from your shirts. How do you select from what seems like hundreds of tee-shirt or T-Shirt Quilt makers?


Rather than looking for a 'local' t-shirt quilt maker - lets figure out whether you are getting a quilt or a blanket.

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Thinking about having a T-Shirt quilt made? 

Download our Free Buying Guide

Before you have a T-Shirt quilt made, be sure to read our T-Shirt Quilt Buyers Guide so that you have the information you need to make an informed choice about what type of T-Shirt quilt you want to have made.

T-Shirt Buyers Guide