What is the best type of quilt to buy?
Light and breathable, a cotton quilt is the perfect choice for hot sleepers or warm climates. Filled with 100% high quality cotton, the quilt is also a great hypoallergenic option.
How many yards is a 40 strip Jelly Roll?
A jelly roll of 4o strips contains 4,000 square inches, or 2.78 yards. A layer cake of 40 squares contains 4,000 square inches, or 2.78 yards.
How much backing do I need for a jelly roll quilt?
For a 52″ x 52″ quilt top you would need 3 1/2 yards of fabric for the backing. Cut that into 2 equal pieces, each measuring 63″ long by 42″ wide. Sew those together on the selvedge edges with a half inch seam and you’ll get one piece that is about 63″ x 80″ – plenty of room!