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Time to Order Graduation T-shirt Quilt

It is that time of year again.  Graduation, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. They all occur during the month of May and June - Every Year!.  Your kids are graduating,  you think of your mom or dad.  Perfect time to have a quilt made. Crazy time of the year for us, but we work hard to get every order completed for your event.

The only problem is  that every one else is thinking the same thing!!  The earlier you get your order in the better chance of having your quilt completed on time.  Granted, we work our butts off to get your orders done during the graduation season (& during Holiday seasons) it is helpful to get your orders in sooner rather than later.  Our 'repeat' customers are considerate and submit their quilts ahead of time and are assured that their graduation quilts will be done in plenty of time for the big graduation celebration.

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Extra Long Twin Sized College T-Shirt Quilts?

Every February we start working on graduation tshirt quilts. One of the questions we get most often is whether they should make an extra long quilt to fit the oversized beds that are in most dorms.

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10 Things to Use In a Memory Quilt


What do you do with the clothing when someone you love passes away?  Everyone handles this question differently.  Some people hang onto everything, others may want to donate to Goodwill or other local 

When my dad passed early one December morning, my Mom came home from the hospital and started clearing his closet.  She gathered everything up and sent us to donate his clothing to the local men's Mission. ( I did manage to grab a few things like the gray wool jacket that I always remembered him wearing while growing up).  While to me, this seemed a little extreme at the time, everyone handles loss in a different way.

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TShirt Quilt Terms, Glossary and Lingo


 There are so many terms that t-shirt makers use when creating a quilt. What do they mean? Well, we are here to help you figure out what they mean when terms seem like we're talking a foreign language. We will update as more terms come up.

 If you are considering having a quilt made from your t-shirts, the following lists a lot of the terms that you will run across that might be unfamiliar to you.  

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Sashing On T-Shirt Quilts

 

Frameless.   No Sashing.   What the heck does that mean?  We get calls and emails all the time variations on the same theme:

  • what is sashing? 
  • what is that fabric around the blocks?
  • I want the frameless kind...?
  • what is that window frame around the shirt?

As one of the premier t-shirt quilt makers in the country, we have always included sashings and cornerstones as part of your quilt experience.  These simple details are hallmarks of a professional quilter, and we have always offered you the best product for the best price.  

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Top 5 Ways To Use Machine Embroidery On A T-Shirt Quilt

Embroidery on T-Shirt  Quilts

Machine embroidery on a T-Shirt Quilt is a great way to add a personal touch to your custom quilt. Each quilt is already a one-of-a-kind unique personal story for the person receiving it.   There is a difference between embroidered labels and printed labels.   Read more about Quilt Lables 101

Quilt Label

This quilt label was added to the backside of several quilts we made for this family.   This type of label with last generations and tells so much about the love they had. 



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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