How big is a log cabin quilt block?
Note: for ease of cutting, the log cabin quilt block measurements are to the quarter inch, and the centre square may be a different size to the logs. If you want to make a log cabin quilt using a jelly roll, the 14″ quilt block with 3 rounds is the perfect size, resulting in a 2.5″ centre square and logs.
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 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.
How many colors do you need for a log cabin quilt?
Choose three to four different color intensity for your dark group of fabric. The lights should have all the same color values and the group of dark-strips should have their same color values.
What does the log cabin quilt mean?
Quilt historians found that the Log Cabin design became popular in 1863, when the Union army was raising money for the Civil War by raffling quilts. President Abraham Lincoln grew up in a log cabin. The pattern may have been a symbol of loyalty to him as head of the Union.
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.