Men’s shirts sure do have a lot of fabric to them! I was doing the math on how many shirts I would need to cut up to get 4 yards of material . . . not too many! If you figure conservatively, a back is a bit larger than a fat quarter, plus two fronts, plus two long sleves, and miscellaneous parts — cuffs, collar and pocket. It all adds up! Here is a video of Bonnie Hunter doing her thing with a shirt: Deboning a Shirt. She is merciless!
So, last night, I sat and watched Netflix and deboned a few. I have several dark shirts already deboned. I needed a better variety of white backgrounded.
Here is a pile of several different “deboned” shirts.