# Quick Answer: How much fabric do I need for a queen size quilt top?

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A standard queen size quilt that is 88 inches wide and 96 inches long takes about 8 yards of fabric for the front of the quilt and another 8 yards of fabric for the back of the quilt, depending on the pattern and fabric you choose.

## How many yards do I need for a quilt top?

If your quilt is wider than 60″, you may use one or two vertical seams to piece the backing.

• Quilt top length x 2 + 12. Divide by 36″ to determine yardage.
• Example for a 70×84″ quilt top: 84″ x 2 = 168″. 168″ + 12 =180″. 180″ divided by 36″ = 5 yards.

## How big is a queen size quilt top?

Standard Quilt Sizes

Bed Type Mattress Size (inches) Coverlet 16 inch drop
Twin XL 39 x 80 71 x 96
Full 54 x 75 86 x 91
Queen 60 x 80 92 x 96
King 78 x 80 110 x 96
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## How do I calculate how much fabric I need for a quilt?

Most quilting fabric has a usable width of about 40 inches, often a bit more. Divide 40 inches by 3-7/8 inches, the size of your squares. The answer, 10.32, is the number of 3-7/8 inch cuts you can make across the width of the fabric. Slide that back to a whole number, 10 cuts.

## How many Metres of fabric do I need for a queen size quilt?

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 much backing do I need for a queen size quilt?

The average queen-size quilt (84″ by 92″) will require 7.5 yards of backing and . 875 yards of binding so let’s just round up to 8.5 yards.

## 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).

## What size is a queen blanket?

Designed to fit a queen size mattress, queen blankets measure 90”x90”.

## How many yards of fabric are in a queen size flat sheet?

Queen Flat Sheet: 90″x102″. This equals a little over two and three-quarter yards of 90″-wide fabric. Used sideways, widthwise, the fabric equals 2.5 yards of 102″-wide fabric. King Flat Sheet: 108″x102″.

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## How many 5 squares make a queen size quilt?

How Many 5-Inch Squares Does it Take to Make a Queen Size Quilt? To make a 90” x 108” throw quilt, you will need 480 five-inch squares. You will need 12 charm packs to make a quilt this size.

## How many square inches is a queen size quilt?

If a customer brings me a queen sized quilt and it measures 90 x 100, the total square inches is 9,000.

## How much fabric do I need for a queen size 9 patch quilt?

There are three size options for the quilt. The sample in the book measures 74” x 84 ¾” plus borders and uses 8 print fabrics. You can also choose to make a queen size quilt using 9 fabrics or a crib/lap size using 5 fabrics.

## How many fat quarters do I need for a queen size quilt?

I printed these out on cardstock and use them all the time. I recently read that it takes about 30 fat quarters for a queen sized quilt and 40 for a king sized quilt; not sure about the double size, but I’d guess 20 or so since the above is increased by 10. A full sized quilt is about 81 X 88 inches.

## How do you figure out yardage for quilt backing?

Take your backing length measurement and multiply it by the number of WOFs you need. 74″ x 2 = 148″ This is how many inches of fabric you need. Now, divide that number by 36″ to get how much yardage you need. Round up to the nearest ¼ yard and you get 4 ¼ yards.