Ragged T-Shirt Quilt Instructions
Combine two of your favorite types of quilts, rag quilts and t-shirt quilt patterns, into one awesome quilt project. These Ragged T-shirt Quilt Directions will show you how to make a rag quilt with your old t-shirts that are too sentimental to get rid of. This t-shirt quilt pattern method is great because it makes it easier to sew with knit fabrics and eliminates the need for interfacing. Just pick a favorite polar fleece pattern for the back of your quilt, and get quilting! Learning how to make a t-shirt quilt has never been easier.
Project TypeLearn a Technique
Time to CompleteWeekend project
- 2-3 yards-t-shirts or t-shirt knit, cut into desired size blocks (12”, 14”, 16”, etc.)
- 2-3 yards polar fleece for backing
- Match knit blocks with polar fleece blocks, wrong sides together.
- Pin block units together, polar fleece sides together (back sides together).
- Sew block units together with 1” seam allowance (this 1” will be cut into fringe or “ragged” edges) to create length desired.
- Match seams of sewn block strips; sew together with back sides facing using a 1” seam allowance to create width desired.
- Trim corners at seam corners.
- “Rag” quilt by clipping into seam allowance every 1/2”.
How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt
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