# You asked: How many yards of fabric do I need to make a shirt?

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## How many yards of fabric do I need for a XL shirt?

In the meantime, an XL shirt needs 1 7/8-2 yards of 60″ fabric depending on the style you choose to make, or 2 5/8 yards of 45″ fabric.

## How many yards of fabric do I need to make a long sleeve shirt?

For a long-sleeve shirt, you’ll need 2 3/4 yards of 45-inch-wide fabric (or wider). For a short-sleeve shirt, you’ll need 2 1/4 yards of 45-inch-wide fabric (or wider).

## What can I make with 3 yards of fabric?

5 Fun Things to Do with a Few Yards of Fabric

• Add Some Splashy Pillows. …
• Perk up Place Settings with Fun Napkins. …
• Dress Your Table with a Runner. …
• Frame Your Windows and Doors.

## How do I figure out how many yards of fabric I need?

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 long is a yard of fabric 54 wide?

One linear yard is 36″ long and the width varies based on the roll of fabric. Our material is 54″ wide.

How big is one linear yard of fabric?

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Yards Length Width
36 1296 Inches (108 Feet) 54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
37 1332 Inches (111 Feet) 54 Inches (4.5 Feet)

## Is a yard of fabric a lot?

Fabrics come in various widths, so a yard of the fabric refers to the length of material only. The material is unrolled from the bolt, and you should measure 36 inches or 3 feet. That’s precisely how much a yard of fabric is.