What is a good size for a lap quilt?
While sizes may vary, most lap quilts measure between 36 inches and 48 inches along each side. A 36-by-48-inch rectangle is a standard lap quilt size, as is a 36-by-36-inch square.
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 charm packs does it take to make a lap quilt?
A typical lap quilt will measure between 34 by 44 inches in size or 36 by 48 inches in size. So you are going to need between 50 and 120 squares give or take about 8 to 10. Some people put a lap quilt at 50 by 65 inches so that size would require 4 charm packs to complete.