Tuesday, July 21, 2009

T-Shirt Quilt


From the scrap bag to something cozy, comfy, warm and cuddly. T-shirt quilts are fun to make and a great way to recycle used clothing.

All you need is some old t-shirts; Cotton, Flannel or Fleece fabric for backing; Printed or solid cotton fabric if banding; Batting (unless using fleece for the backing); Medium weight, woven, fusible interfacing (enough to back all the t-shirt blocks); Matching or coordinating thread, a sewing machine, and a bit of time.

The one shown used the backs of 11 t-shirts, the small logo on the front from 9, and 3 small blocks embroidered with personalization information.

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13 comments:

  1. Oh COOL!! I've been looking for instructions to a t-shirt quilt! I have t-shirts from high school I want to save but not wear. I've already cut them in preparation but stopped there. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I've been wanting to make one of these for some time now and I'm sure I have plenty of Tee Shirts for 3 or 4 of them. Great way to keep the memories alive.

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  3. T-shirt quilt! i've never tried it before. Thanks for this! Sounds fun!

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  4. What a great idea! These would be really cute.

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  5. thanx for the idea! sounds unique and interesting.

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  6. Wow! Awesome idea! I used some of my son's favorite t-shirts, that no longer fit him, to make some small throw pillows. This would be a great addition to make.

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  7. What a great recycling idea- and more sentimental & versitale!
    :-)

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