Frequent question: What is the standard size of a queen size quilt?

How big is a queen size quilt?

So for a queen-size mattress (80″) with a 25″ drop and a 14″ pillow tuck, the length of your quilt would be 119 inches. If you are going to make a quilt for a gift and only know the nominal size of the recipient’s mattress (double, queen, king, etc.) then your best bet is to make it a comforter, not a spread.

How far should a quilt hang down?

Typically quilts terminate at the head end of the bed; however, you may want to add 24 to 40 inches to the desired length only, creating a tuck for pillows. For example, a double bed — 54 by 75 inches — with a 16-inch mattress needs a coverlet-sized quilt 88 inches wide and either 91 or 116 to132 inches long.

What is the best size quilt for a queen bed?

If you have a queen-size bed, a comforter with a “full/queen” label may not be long enough to cover the sides of the mattress. Therefore, those with full mattresses should opt for a comforter with less width, between 81 and 84 inches. Those with queen beds should consider one with more width, between 86 and 88 inches.

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How much backing do I need for a queen size quilt?

The average queen-size quilt (84″ by 92″) will require 7.5 yards of backing and . 875 yards of binding so let’s just round up to 8.5 yards.

What is the most common size quilt block?

Probably the most common size of quilt block (and definitely the most preferred of the FaveQuilts audience), the 12-inch size is great because it’s so versatile, and you’ve got plenty of space to show off your clever use of HSTs or fussy cut fabrics.

What can I do with 10 inch fabric squares?

By cutting a 10″ fabric square into strips, you can build a simple, modern design, like the Stomp or Tweet Kids Quilt, or a more traditional style, like the Espresso Road quilt pattern. 3. Nine-patch quilts. Simply cut your 10″ squares in quarters, 9ths, or 12ths, and sew the smaller squares into nine-patch blocks.

How many 9 inch blocks do I need for a queen size quilt?

…will require a 10 by 11 block layout. With binding, the finished quilt measures 85-3/8″ by 93-7/8″. Now add a 1″ sashing (white with black cornerstones) between the blocks… …and it’ll take a quilt 9 by 10 blocks.

How long does it take to make a queen size quilt?

How long does it take to make a quilt? A baby quilt may take you a mere 12 hours to make from start to finish, while a queen-sized quilt could take as many as 8 weeks or more.