Introduction: T-Shirt Quilt
Stitch up T-Shirt Quilt with 16 Fat Quarters and recycled shirts. Finished Size 66 " X 80".
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Step 1: Materials List
- 16 Fat quarters (17 "X 20"),
- Recycled clean t-shirts,
- Fuse-A-Knit to stabilize t-shirts ,
- Batting Twin size,
- 4 yards Backing fabric,
- 1 can basting spray adhesive,
- Walking Foot sewing machine attachment
Step 2: Gather & Snap Picture
Gather fabrics & t-shirts. Take a picture to review your selection.
Step 3: 16 Fat Quarters
Cut 17 X 20
Step 4: Stitch Together
Use a 1/4 inch seam allowance with right sides together STITCH
Step 5: Fuse-a-knit
Follow directions to iron fuse- a - knit to the back side of t-shirt logo. Stitch on with a decorative stitch.
Step 6: Layer Backing & Batting
Cut Backing & Batting 6"longer & 6" wider. Layer Backing wrong side facing up. Spray basting adhesive spray Start in center and spray . Layer Batting and smooth out wrinkles. Spray adhesive on Batting Layer T-Shirt quilt on Batting. Smooth out wrinkles. Or Safety pins can be used to hold layers
Step 7: Quilt Layers
Use a walking foot attachment. Lengthen stitch 3.6 Stitch down center next to seams. Stitch t-shirts onto quilt.
Step 8: Finish
CAREFULLY Trim off excess batting even with the t-shirt quilt top layer. Cut Backing 2" larger on all 4 sides. Fold Backing edge 2 times & stitch to quilt top
Step 9: Backing
Fold Backing edge 2 times & stitch to quilt top.