How many yards of fabric do I need for a double quilt?

Mattress Twin (39 x 75) Full / Double (54 x 75)
Comforter Size 70″ x 90″ 86″ x 90″
Fabric Needed (no repeat) 7.5 yds 7.5 yds
Fabric Needed (27″ repeat) 7.5 yds 7.5 yds
54″ fabric, 15″ drop, extra 12″ for quilting.● Fabric estimate is for one side only.● Lining or fabric on reverse side is the same.

How many yards do I need to back a queen size quilt?

Typically, three horizontal strips of fabric are pieced together to cover a queen-size quilt. For example, if your finished quilt width with allowance is 126 inches, you need 3 1/2 yards of fabric to go across it.

How many yards do I need for a quilt backing?

The amount of yardage needed is rounded up to the nearest eighth of a yard. For example, suppose the backing you need for a quilt is 52 inches wide by 96 inches long and the fabric you wish to use for the backing is on a bolt of fabric whose width is 43 inches. The yardage required is 5 1/3 yards.

How many yards of fabric do I need for a lap quilt?

Purchase 3 yards of cotton blend quilting fabric (Wash and Wear). Choose coordinating colors and patterns. You can blend solid colors with each other or you can make combinations in printed ones or even in plain colors.

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How many yards of fabric do I need for a queen size quilt top?

Based on a standard queen comforter size of 90 inches wide by 95 inches long, you need a bare minimum of 11 yards, but 12 yards adds extra for straightening the fabric. Purchase an additional one to two yards if the fabric has a pattern or stripes you must match.

How do I calculate how much fabric I need?

Figure out how much fabric you need with this formula:

  1. Width of fabric divided by width of one piece equals the number of pieces that fit into width (rounded down to the whole number).
  2. Total number of pieces divided by number of pieces that fit into width equals number of rows you need.

How much bigger does quilt backing need to be?

Quilt Back:

Size of the back: must be at least 6″ wider on each side, top and bottom, than your quilt top. A total of 12″ larger than your quilt top. Trim the top and bottom edges of your backing so they are straight and square. Press your backing.

How many yards of fabric do I need for a twin size quilt backing?

For example, with a 14-inch drop, a twin quilt typically is 70 inches wide and 90 inches long. Seventy multiplied by 90 equals 6,300, plus 20 percent equals 7,560, divided by 1,296 equals 5.8, rounded up is 6. Each of the top and underside requires a minimum of 6 yards of fabric.

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