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Can I use the potholder quilting technique to make a quilt out of t-shirts?

A traditional potholder quilt would use pre-assembled blocks, with the block edges finished (won't fray) and then sewn together to assemble the quilt. The blocks can be finished in one of several ...
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What is the following pattern called?

Yes, that is a quilted pattern. Quilting refers to the process sewing three layers of fabric together, usually two layers of woven cloth on the outside, with a layer of insulation sandwiched in ...
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How do I turn old post-it notes into a quilt

The "post-it" notes, if on standard sticky notes paper, cannot be made into a quilt directly. If you want to do this in future, you should look into coloured and starched squares of high ...
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What is the best way to attach backing on a quilt with irregular pattern?

I'd like to recommend an alternate, decorative option. "Quilting" is specifically the process of stitching together the different layers of fabric to form the finished "quilt". While it's true that ...
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What is the best way to attach backing on a quilt with irregular pattern?

This is a perfect example for 'depending on your taste'. I agree with you that vertical and horizontal lines don't do justice to the pattern, but then again, others may disagree. That said, if I were ...
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How do I achieve a clean cut of small circles?

You have an easy one, I think. The best tool for cutting the holes you describe, in template plastic is a hole punch, also known as a circle punch. A quick search shows that Amazon has all three sizes ...
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What is the best way to attach backing on a quilt with irregular pattern?

There is also clear on invisible thread you could use on the top. By following the lines on the top you "stitch in the ditch" also referred to as SID. You could also fill in a triangle, for example ...
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What is the best way to attach backing on a quilt with irregular pattern?

Your question is a bit confusing--you use the term "backing," which actually refers to the BACK of the quilt--a lining--as well as what is on the front but not the main design, which would be ...
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How do I achieve a clean cut of small circles?

If your objective is a circle template, you can just buy a pre-made circle template like this (just a random example for illustration): Image courtesy Amazon They're widely available at office supply ...
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