# How many 8 squares do I need for a lap quilt?

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## How many squares does it take to make a lap quilt?

For a lap quilt you are looking at using about 125 squares, give or take a few depending on the size of the lap the quilt is made for.

## How many 9 blocks does it take to make a lap quilt?

Finished Lap Quilt Size

The quilt is made up of forty-nine 6″ blocks.

## What is a good size for a lap quilt?

While sizes may vary, most lap quilts measure between 36 inches and 48 inches along each side. A 36-by-48-inch rectangle is a standard lap quilt size, as is a 36-by-36-inch square.

## What size is a child’s lap quilt?

The size of these two things depends on how you intend this quilt to be quilted.

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Pre-Cut Batting Sizes ​Standard Quilt Sizes
Crib/Toddler 45″ x 60″ 36″ x 52″
Throw/Lap 50″ x 65″ (very approximate)
Twin 72″ x 90″ 70″ x 90″

## How do I calculate how much fabric I need for a quilt?

Multiply the number of strips required by the width of block. In our example, this would by 5.5″ times by 3 strips = 16.5″ of fabric. Thus, in order to cut 18 5.5″ squares out of 45″-wide quilting cotton, we will require 16.5″ (almost half a yard) of fabric measured along the selvage edge.

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## What is the standard size of a lap robe?

Lap Robes should be long enough and wide enough to cover a patient sitting in a wheel chair. A good finished size for the lap robe is approximately 40 inches by 60 inches. Some patients are confined to a bed for various reasons so a lap robe might be the length of a hospital bed.