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by , 11-06-2011 at 11:13 AM (964 Views)
Measuring fabric used
Posted by: "Linda Green" [email protected] quiltlin
Sun Nov 6, 2011 6:10 am (PST)

I have a little calculator that I keep by my cutting/sewing table.
I figured out the number of square inches in a yard of fabric
(36x36=1296) .
Then measure your quilt and multiply length x width to give you the number
of square inches in your quilt.
Then divide that by 1296 and it will give you the number of yards used.
Then add a bit more for your binding.
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  1. sharin'Sharon's Avatar
    If you want a more accurate measurement, what about the fabric in the seams of the finished quilt?
    l/4"'s add up pretty fast.

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