Finished size 66" X 80"
- Clean t-shirts
- 2 yards Fuse-A-Knit to stabilize t-shirts
- 16 fat quarters (18" X 22" piece of fabric), that all look friendly together
- Batting twin size
- 5 yards backing fabric (72" X 86")
- 1 can quilt basting spray adhesive or 50 curved basting pins
- Walking foot or even feed sewing machine attachment (take Sewing Machine Manual with to purchase)
Step 1: Gather Fabrics, T-Shirts & Embellishments
- Snap a picture to interview your selection.
- Review photo to see what you like best.
Step 2: Fat Quarters (16)
Step 3: Stitch Fat Quarters Together
- Use a 1/4 " seam allowance. Right sides together and stitch.
- Press seams open .
Step 4: Fuse-a-Knit
- Follow directions on the Fuse-A-Knit to iron to wrong side of t-shirt.
- Cut t-shirts to useable size and shape.
Step 5: Cut & Layer Backing & Batting
- Cut Backing and Batting 6" wider and 6" longer (this allows 3" extra on each side).
- Lay Backing wrong side facing up, spray basting adhesive in the center of Backing.
- Layer Batting start in center and smooth out wrinkles. Spray basting adhesive on Batting layer. Pins may also be used along the edges.
- Add the 16 fat quarters quilt top and smooth wrinkles out.
Step 6: Stitch Through All Quilt Layers
- Use the Walking Foot attachment.
- Set stitch length 3.6.
- Stitch down center next to seams.
- Stitch t-shirts onto quilt through all the layers. Decorative stitches can be used.
Step 7: Trim Batting
- CAREFULLY cut batting even with the t-shirt quilt top layer.
Step 8: Backing
- Cut backing evenly on all sides (approximately 2").
- Fold backing edge 2 times and STITCH to t-shirt quilt top.