This helpful tips is taken from Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern by Jera Brandvig. In the book, Jera shares her methods for quilting as you go, but the quilt size guides below could be used for traditional quilts too! Oh, and scroll down to the end of the post to our giveaway for an ebook copy of Quilt As-You-Go Made Modern.How Many Blocks Will You Need?The number of blocks you will need depends on the quilt size and how large the blocks will be.Use the Quilt Size Guides to see how many blocks…
While most quilt patterns will provide you with fabric requirements to complete the quilt top and may even give you the amount of fabric needed for the backing fabric- not all patterns include the length of binding needed. ZJ Humbach explains how to quickly and easily calculate quilt binding, taking into account the extra needed to miter the corners and join the binding ends.
Use this step by step quilting tutorial to learn how to piece together your quilt backing with ease. This tutorial includes the exact amount of yardage you'll need and they layout to help you piece your quilt backing.
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Knowing how to figure out how much backing fabric is required for a quilt is a great skill to have. Not only will it ensure that you always buy enough fabric for your project, but learning how to figure it out before having to just measure the pieced quilt top can allow you to purchase all of your fabric at the same time. Heather Thomas shows you how to calculate how much yardage of fabric is needed for different sizes of quilts.