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    Default Can I quilt this?

    I would like to make a quilt out of some of my daughter's most loved t-shirts - the ones she's outgrown but can't bear to part with - ones from special vacations, etc. Can cotton t-shirt fabric be quilted, or is it too "stretchy"? I'm kinda new to the whole quilting thing.

    I thought about making pillows, but don't want that many t-shirt pillows lying around.

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    I tied the t shirt quit I made. It turned out great

    A friend was going to hand quilt the t shirt quit she was making and found out she needed to use interfacing to make it less stretchy.

    Good luck

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    If they are a 100% cotton, the t-shirts should be fine to quilt....no different than 100% cotton material. If they are a mix fabric, I would add interfacing to the back. Sounds like a great project! Can't wait to see pictures when it is done.




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    If you have used some sort of interfacing/stablizer on the t-shirts, why wouldn't it work?

    I haven't made mine yet.....but a friend has, I will asked her what she did for the quilting part of it.

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    Interfacing on the shopping list......check!!!!

    Frugalfranny - I wait expectantly for your friend's advice.

    Imagine - do you have a pic of your tied t-shirt quilt?

    Thanks, girls!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tater View Post
    Imagine - do you have a pic of your tied t-shirt quilt?
    Sorry, no

    I'm awful about taking pictures.

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