Free T-Shirt Quilt Patterns and Guide

Free T-shirt quilt patterns

If You are Looking for Fun and Functional T-Shirt Quilt Patterns, You’ve come to the Right Place!

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The best way to use old t-shirts is only a click away with this free t-shirt quilt patterns download.T-shirt quilts made from treasured sports jerseys, concert tees and other collectible garments are always family favorites. Chances are you have several family members and friends who would love to have their t-shirt collection turned into a useful, fun memory quilt. Some quilters even earn income making t-shirt quilts to order! But making them requires techniques specific to this style of project, due to the stretchy nature of knit fabrics. It’s pretty much impossible to just take a regular pattern and make it using patches cut from t-shirts. But have no fear, the team at The Quilting Company is here to help!

This free eBook from Quiltmaker includes three helpful articles and pattern ideas for anyone interested in making t-shirt quilts. There’s even a Basic Lessons bonus in case you’re new to quilt making! From stabilizing the knit fabrics to ideas for layouts, all the instructions you need to get started making t-shirt quilts are right here.

  • A Different Sort Of T Time The Quilting Company editor Diane Harris presents top tips for handing t-shirt fabrics as well as the heartwarming story of one family’s memory quilts. Stabilizing, cutting, pinning, sewing, and machine quilting t-shirt patches all require special handling, and Diane has helpful tips for every step!
  • Quilted Memories Paula Stoddard, The Quilting Company managing editor, designed this fun-to-piece t-shirt quilt pattern using jerseys from her son’s wrestling career. Ten different block types, all simple to put together, give this project a scrappy look that goes well with the assorted t-shirt patches. Add the border strips and follow the quilting placement diagram to complete your quilt!
  • T-Shirt Memories Our staff designed this cheerful pattern to accommodate a variety of different-sized t-shirt patches. This pattern is a great choice when your shirt collection includes a wide variety of printed areas from small to large.

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If you’ve admired t-shirt blankets and wondered how they were made…if your family members and friends have stacks of collectible shirts they just can’t part with…if you’ve wanted to incorporate knit fabrics into a quilt but weren’t sure where to start…this free eBook is a must-have for your personal library. It’s easier than you think to create your own DIY t-shirt blanket thanks to this free eBook. And it’s 100% free!

T-Shirt Memory Quilts: A Different Sort Of T Time by Diane Harris

“A Different Sort Of T Time” by Diane Harris

Get all the tips and techniques you need to create a top-notch t-shirt quilt in this helpful article. Diane also shares the inspiring story of one t-shirt collection and how a talented quilter made four memory quilts from it to comfort a grieving family. Why throw those old t-shirts away or donate them when you can upcycle them into quilts the entire family will enjoy? Diane provides all your must-know t-shirt quilt how-to including handling the fabric to how to machine quilt a t-shirt project.

Sports T-Shirt Blanket Pattern: Quilted Memories by Paula Stoddard

“Quilted Memories” by Paula Stoddard

This twin size t-shirt quilt pattern has a fun scrappy look that plays well with the assorted colors and images in any t-shirt collection. First, you’ll prepare the stabilized and trimmed t-shirt patches, featuring the most colorful and interesting designs. Then you’ll incorporate the prepared patches into pieced blocks easy enough even for beginning quilters. Before you know it, you’ll have a memory quilt and lots of empty closet or drawer space where those old t-shirts once were stored!

Finished size: 72″ x 88″
Finished Blocks: 20 (16″) blocks
Project Rating: Easy<

T-Shirt Quilt DIY: T-Shirt Memories by The Quiltmaker Staff

“T-Shirt Memories” by The Quilting Company Staff

If your t-shirt collection includes logos and other images that vary greatly in size, this lap size t-shirt quilt pattern may be just what you need. This pattern includes a number of different 12″ block designs which vary by what size t-shirt patch they showcase. A pattern this versatile can handle pretty much any t-shirt collection!

Finished Size: 58″ x 70″
Finished Blocks: 17 (12″) pieced blocks plus 3 (12″) t-shirt squares
Project Rating: Easy

Download your free t-shirt quilt ideas and get started turning old t-shirts into memory quilts today!

Don’t throw those old shirts and jerseys away! These t-shirt quilt DIY tips and instructions will help you turn them into a quilt that will be treasured forever. Relive sports triumphs, concert thrills, and more whenever you use the fun t-shirt blanket you make with these patterns and tips. Specific t-shirt quilt instructions are important because knit fabrics handle differently than standard quilting cotton. With our professional tips and easy patterns, you’ll be ready to tackle a project the entire family will love!

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Comments (2)

  • Kathleen B

    How do you download the T-shirt quilt directions? There is no link to do that.

    Kathleen Ball

    April 11, 2018 at 1:28 pm
    • Tiffany Warble

      Sorry for the confusion, we’re working on making this better. All you need to do to get the download is enter your email address into the box and hit submit. Then a copy of the download will be emailed directly to you at the address you entered. Let us know if you have any trouble after trying that.


      April 13, 2018 at 2:45 pm

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