How many shirts do you need to make a memory quilt?

How many shirts do I need for a memory quilt?

The number of items required varies based on the size and type of items used. As a rule of thumb I suggest the following number of medium sized men’s shirts: Wall hanging quilt: 4-6. Lap/Throw quilt: 6-8.

What size is a memory quilt?

Memory Quilt Sizes & Cost

Type Size Number of Clothing Items
Large Throw 50 x 60 20 – 25
Twin 63 x 87 25 – 30
Full 81 x 87 30 – 40
Queen 90 x 100 40 – 50

Can I make a quilt with different types of fabric?

Absolutely! Many “greats” in the quilting world mix fiber types within a project to increase the interest, texture, and overall design of the project. Remember, there are no quilting police and your quilt will be just as beautiful and interesting as your choices of fabrics and fibers allow.

How many t shirts do you need to make a Tshirt quilt?


Quilt Title Approx. Size* Est. # of T-shirts**
Large Lap 45” x 60” 12 or 16
Twin 60” x “90 or 75” x 75” (long twin) 16, 20, 24, 25…
Full 75” x 90” or 90” x 90” (wide full) 20, 25, 30, 36…
Queen 90” x 105” 25, 30, 36, 42…

Can you mix batiks and cotton in a quilt?

The answer is yes! You can make a quilt using only batiks and you can combine them with other fabrics. I used a combination of cotton prints and batiks to make “Rising Star” from Love of Quilting July/August 2015. … Because batiks have a tighter weave, they are ideal for foundation piecing.

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Can I combine flannel and cotton in a quilt?

Its softness and warmth make it a favorite for sleeping garments, so it must also be a perfect material for quilted blankets. Many quilters have tried and tested combining Flannel and cotton together in a quilt and confirmed that it is a workable pair.