Frequent question: How much fabric do I need for a queen size quilt top?

How many yards do I need for a quilt top?

If your quilt is wider than 60″, you may use one or two vertical seams to piece the backing.

  • Quilt top length x 2 + 12. Divide by 36″ to determine yardage.
  • Example for a 70×84″ quilt top: 84″ x 2 = 168″. 168″ + 12 =180″. 180″ divided by 36″ = 5 yards.

How many quilt blocks do I need for a queen size quilt?

…you’ll need a quilt 14 blocks wide by 15 blocks long. Add a 1/4 inch binding on all sides and the finished measurement is 84-1/2″ by 90-1/2″.

What is the size of a queen size quilt?

Standard Quilt Sizes

Bed Type Mattress Size (inches) Comforter 12 in drop
Twin XL 39 x 80 63 x 92
Full 54 x 75 78 x 87
Queen 60 x 80 84 x 92
King 78 x 80 102 x 92

How much fabric do I need for a queen size 9 patch quilt?

Amount of Fabric Needed

For our nine patch quilt tutorial we purchased 1 1/2 yards of dark fabric and 5/8 yard of light fabric. For security, most quilters buy a quarter yard or so of extra fabric and add it to their stash if they don’t use it.

How many yards of fabric are in a queen size flat sheet?

Queen Flat Sheet: 90″x102″. This equals a little over two and three-quarter yards of 90″-wide fabric. Used sideways, widthwise, the fabric equals 2.5 yards of 102″-wide fabric. King Flat Sheet: 108″x102″.

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How do you measure a duvet cover?

Measure the width and the length of your duvet. Put the figures down so that you do not forget them. I recommend to order a duvet cover that is about 1 inch larger than your duvet. If you love snugger fit, you may want to consider a duvet cover approximately 1 inch smaller than your duvet.

How do I figure out how much fabric I need?

Figure out how much fabric you need with this formula:

  1. Width of fabric divided by width of one piece equals the number of pieces that fit into width (rounded down to the whole number).
  2. Total number of pieces divided by number of pieces that fit into width equals number of rows you need.