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    Default Another t-shirt question again lol

    Looking for an answer on working with jersey like fabric the fabric that has little holes kinda see thru. My first question is how do you stabilize something like that and can you mix this kind of fabric with the t-shirt fabric in the quilt? . Mahalo
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    Default Re: Another t-shirt question again lol

    I've not had to work with that type of t shirt, but I think your non woven fusible interfacing will stabilize it enough to let it work ok. I would worry a bit ( not too much!) about a white interfacing showing through the holes on a dark fabric, so maybe it would be better to use black interfacing.

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    Default Re: Another t-shirt question again lol

    Quote Originally Posted by Jean Sewing Machine View Post
    I've not had to work with that type of t shirt, but I think your non woven fusible interfacing will stabilize it enough to let it work ok. I would worry a bit ( not too much!) about a white interfacing showing through the holes on a dark fabric, so maybe it would be better to use black interfacing.
    Oh didn't think of the dark stabilizer thks
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    Default Re: Another t-shirt question again lol

    Guess no one works too much on t-shirt quilts lol
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    Default Re: Another t-shirt question again lol

    I did one tshirt quilt and swore I would never do another!

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    Default Re: Another t-shirt question again lol

    Quote Originally Posted by Lori63 View Post
    I did one tshirt quilt and swore I would never do another!
    Lol I feel your pain lol but my business has exploded with these darn quilts
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    Default Re: Another t-shirt question again lol

    I'm so glad to hear it's going so well!

    What color is the shirt? What if you took that same color of cotton fabric and used a basting spray and then adhered it to the stabalizer. The spray will wash out after.



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    Default Re: Another t-shirt question again lol

    Has anyone used Pellon® EK130 Easy-Knit® Fusible Interfacing for T-shirt quilts? It has both a lengthwise grain and a crosswise grain so is supposed to be more flexible.

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    Default Re: Another t-shirt question again lol

    I am in the camp of did one t-shirt quilt hope it is my last!!! Two grands yet to graduate!!!

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    Default Re: Another t-shirt question again lol

    I've done several t shirt quilts but none of that fabric yet. I personally think the woven interfacing will work. Choose interfacing based on color of shirt, keeping in mind also what color batting will be under it when you need to quilt it. They are not my favorite quilt to make, but it typically is good for business. I am amazed how I have folks asking me to do their quilts as soon as they learn I have a LA. I have hesitated to place business cards anywhere because I want time to do my own stuff once in a while.

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