Frequently Asked Questions about Memory Quilts or T-shirt Quilts
Question:How many t-shirts do I need?
Answer: 14-16 for the Traditional lap quilt (54 x 54)
20-26 for the Modern lap quilt (68 x 73)
45-56 for a Queen size quilt (90 x 108)
Question: Can other pieces of clothing be used?
Answer: Yes, for this reason I don't like to call my quilts t-shirt quilts! Any memorable fabric can be used! Below is a list of items other than t-shirts that can be used:
Question: What do I need to begin the process?
Answer: Send me your meaningful clothing
a completed order form (click here for order form),
a deposit check of $100.00 sent to
422 Militia Dr.
Lansdale, PA 19446
The balance is due upon completion
of the quilt.
Question: How do I get my t-shirts to you?
Answer: You can mail them to me via UPS or regular
mail to 422 Militia Dr. Lansdale, PA 19446
or if you are local I like to set up an
appointment with you to deliver the t-shirts to
me and show you samples of quilts.
Question: Do I need to wash the t-shirts?
Answer: Yes, all shirts should be washed. If you
have purchased any brand new t-shirts
to add to the quilt, these must be washed
and dried at least once to pre-shrink the
Question: What do you back the quilt with?
Answer: You get to choose the backing: either
100% cotton or super soft flannel.
Question: Do I get to choose the colors?
Answer: Yes! You choose the colors used in the
sashing for the traditional quilt and the
color for the backing for either quilt that
you choose. It is fun to choose either high
school or college colors.
Question: How can I reach you?
Answer: I can be reached via: phone-yes! I still
like to talk on the phone: 215-855-9783
FB: Memory Quilts b y Molly
Question: How do I know you are working on the quilt?
Answer: I will email you digital pictures of the quilt
regularly while I am working on it.
It is fun to share the creation with you!
I will even upload the photos to the website.
Question: How long does it take to make a quilt?
Answer: It takes about 4-6 weeks from the time I
receive your order and the t-shirts. As of February,
2013, I need at least 10-14 weeks due to the amount
of order that I have.
Question: Should I cut the t-shirts?
Answer: There is no need for you to cut any of the
shirts, please allow me to do that. Also please DO NOT
put tape on the shirts to illustrate the portions you would
like included. Tape is sticky and hard to remove. Simply
add a safety pin to the collar of the side of the shirt that you
want included. If you want both sides included no safety pin