You asked: How much fabric do you need for a king size Log Cabin quilt?

How much fabric do I need for a king size Log Cabin quilt?

King size quilt with 8” border:

Gather 12 yards in each of your two color groups. You will also need a minimum of ⅓ yard fabric for the center squares. Add 3 ¼ yard for the border (to allow for border cut along the selvage of the fabric with no piecing).

How many yards of fabric do I need for a log cabin quilt?

That’s 30 quilt blocks and a total of about 6-1/2 yards of fabric. A jelly roll pack with 40 2-1/2″ wide strips should make 13 to 16 quilt blocks, depending on how you position fabrics and whether or not all strips work with the design.

How many fat quarters do I need for a log cabin quilt?

We don’t have the fabric I used in the quilt for sale, but we have highlighted some of our current fat quarter bundles that would work great in this quilt. You need 13 medium or bold value fat quarters for a lap sized quilt featured in the video, 18 for a twin and 25 for a king sized version of Maze.

How many colors do you need for a log cabin quilt?

Choose three to four different color intensity for your dark group of fabric. The lights should have all the same color values and the group of dark-strips should have their same color values.

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How many jelly rolls do I need for a king size quilt?

Jelly Roll Quilt Size Chart

Quilt size # of jelly rolls Size in inches (approx.)
Lap 1 package or 40 strips 50 by 64
Twin 1 1/2 packages or 70 strips 64 by 88
Queen 3 packages or 105 strips 86 by 93
King 3 packages or 120 strips 104 by 93

What does the log cabin quilt mean?

Quilt historians found that the Log Cabin design became popular in 1863, when the Union army was raising money for the Civil War by raffling quilts. President Abraham Lincoln grew up in a log cabin. The pattern may have been a symbol of loyalty to him as head of the Union.