How much fabric is needed to make a quilt?

Answer The amount of yardage for a quilt depends on the size of the quilt and the design. For a queen-size bed quilt of a simple block structure design with three fabrics, you will need 2.5 yards of the f... Read More »

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How to Find How Much Fabric is Needed for a Quilt?

If you don't want to be left short-sheeted, follow the old carpenter's adage---"measure twice, cut once---before starting your quilt. This will help ensure that you won't have to re-cut squares and... Read More »

How much fabric is used to make a queen quilt?

Determining how much fabric to use on a queen-size quilt is difficult without a specific pattern. Using a fabric calculator is the easiest way to find exact yardage for each color desired. Total ya... Read More »

How much fabric to make a full-size quilt?

The amount of fabric you will need for a full-size quilt depends on what pattern you choose. You will need, for a full quilt, 6 yards of backing and 6 yards of batting. However, the amount of fabri... Read More »

How much fabric does it take to make a twin quilt?

A twin quilt measures approximately 70 inches by 90 inches. A simple design of large squares will require five to six yards of fabric for the top and five to six yards for the bottom, for a total o... Read More »