How wide are the strips for a log cabin quilt?

How wide are quilting strips?

Strip width can vary from 2″ to 2 1/2″ and even wider if you prefer a larger binding than the traditional 1/4″ width. Quilt binding strips are generally sewn together with a diagonal seam for the most inconspicuous joining.

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

Fabric Requirements for 7” Log Cabin Block with ½” Wide Logs

For the logs in the block, you will need a minimum of 1 yard per 10 blocks, or ½ yard of each color group.

How many yards is 2.5 strips?

Jelly Roll – 2.5” strip, selvage to selvage

The can be cut from 3 yards of fabric. To mix it up, use 3/8 of a yard of eight fabrics for a total of 40 strips.

How wide should I cut my binding strips?

Cut strips of fabric four times wider than the desired width of the finished binding. For example, if you want a finished binding that’s 1/2 inch wide, cut strips that are 2 inches wide (1/2 inch x 4 = 2).

How many fat quarters do I need for a log cabin 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.

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How much fabric do I need for a strip quilt?

Add 7/8 inch to the finished size for seam allowances, for a cut size of 9-7/8 inches. 10 squares required divided by 4 per strip = 2.5, or 2 strips plus about a half strip, each 9-7/8 inches wide. 9-7/8 inches x the 3 required cuts (even though one need be a partial width) = about 30 inches of fabric.