Sunday, April 27, 2014

Repurpose Your Favorite T Shirts

Ever want a T shirt quilt or wall hanging? Here's the costs for the following sizes. 

1 shirt throw pillow or pillow case
$25

2 shirts for a set of throw pillows or pillow cases
$45

3 shirt wall hanging - 16"x42"
$3 - stabilizer
$5 - sashing fabric
$5 - thread
$5 - batting
$3 - backing
$5 - dowel rod
$33 to make it
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$59

4 shirt wall hanging - 30"x30"
$4 - stabilzer
$5 - sashing fabric
$5 - thread
$10 - batting
$7 - backing
$5 - dowel rod
$49 to make
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$85

9 shirts - 48" x 60" single quilt
$ 9 - stabilizer
$15 - sashing fabric
$ 5 - thread
$15 - batting
$21 - backing
$125 to make it
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$190 total

16 shirt - 60"x80" full quilt


$16 - stabilizer
$20 - sashing fabric
$ 5 - thread
$30 - batting
$30 - backing
$149 to make it
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$250 total


20 shirt - 78"x90" queen quilt


$20 - stabilizer
$30 - sashing fabric
$10 - thread
$45 - batting
$45 - backing
$225 to make it
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$375

36 shirt - 100"x100" king quilt
$36 - stabilizer
$50 - sashing fabric
$10 - thread
$60 - batting
$54 - backing
$289 to make it
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$499

Any appliqu├ęd or custom designed quilt has 50% added to the cost. Any quilt can have a sleeve attached to top edge for hanging upon request. 

Let me know if you want any of these items! You give me your clean t shirts and 1/2 down and I'll make you a custom t shirt wall hanging, pillow, or quilt!

Nitty gritty details of the above pricing:
Stabilizer - $1 per shirt for 12.5"x12.5" squares
+Sashing fabric - 1.5 yd for every 8 shirts - $10  - 3.5"x18" to surround 12.5" squares plus additional fabric for top and bottom borders
+Thread - $5 up to full size, $10 for queen and larger
+Batting - $5, 15, $30, $45, $60 (size dependent, low or mid loft polyester)
+Backing - 5 yards 45" at $7/yd for 60"x80" size (or 2 yards 108" sized fabric at $10/yd)
+Dowel for wall hangings - $5
Potage or delivery extra, if applicable. Prices are subject to change without notice. Sizes of quilts are approximate and may vary based on final design. 

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