# How many yards of fabric do I need to make a throw pillow?

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## How much fabric do I need for a throw pillow?

A square of 54-inch fabric is 1 1/4 yards long. That’s enough for four finished 16-inch square pillows (plus one 18-inch square of fabric left over). That 54-inch square also is a perfect size for a throw; just hem or finish the edges.

## How much fabric do I need to cover a 14×14 pillow?

Sizing Up Fabric Needs for Pillow Covers

Type of Pillow Dimensions (Length by Width) Amount of Fabric Needed for 1 Pillow Cover (Using 54-inch Wide Fabric with No Pattern Matching)
King-size bed pillow 20 x 36 inches 1-1/4 yards
Square pillow forms 12 x 12 inches 1/3 yard
14 x 14 inches 1/2 yard
16 x 16 inches 1/2 yard

## How much fabric do I need to cover a 24×24 pillow?

Fabric Needed For 24×24 Pillow

1.33 to be exact, give or take a few inches.

## How do you calculate yards of fabric?

Total number of pieces divided by number of pieces that fit into width equals number of rows you need. Number of needed rows multiplied by length of one piece equals total project in inches. Total project inches divided by 36 inches equals total yardage needed (rounded up to the whole number).

## How much fabric do I need for a 20×20 envelope pillow?

How much fabric do I need to make envelope pillow covers?

1. 16″ x 16″ – cut 17″ x 38″ – 1/2 yard of fabric.
2. 18″ x 18″ – cut 19″ x 42″ – 2/3 yards of fabric.
3. 20″ x 20″ – cut 21″ x 46″ -3/4 yards of fabric.
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## How much fabric do I need to make a 16×16 pillow?

fabric {1/2 yard is good for a 16 X 16 or smaller pillow}