# How many 5 inch squares do I need for a throw quilt?

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## How many 5×5 squares do I need to make a baby quilt?

Charm Packs are an easy way to make a simple baby quilt with a large variety of different but coordinated fabrics. To make a 42″ x 42″ charm pack baby quilt you will need 64 5″ squares – usually 2 Charm Packs is perfect.

## How many 5 charm squares are in a yard?

You can cut 10 ̋ × 10 ̋ precut squares (also called layer cakes, stackers, or stack packs) into 4 charm squares. You can cut 5 ̋ × WOF precut strips (also called charm rolls, dessert rolls, or fat rolls) into 8 charm squares.

How to Cut Charm Squares from Precuts and Yardage.

Yardage Number of Charm Squares
1 yard (36″ x 40″-42″) 56

## How many 5 inch squares are in a half yard of fabric?

Divide by 2 and in a half of a yard, you should get 28- 5 inch squares.

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

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

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