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# I 'm sorry I have another question

06-19-2011, 03:09 PM
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I need 52 4x4" squares and 20 3x3" squares. My question can I get it out of a yard of fabric? Thanks so much!!! Monie
06-19-2011, 03:12 PM
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Oooooh, bit late here(12.30am BEDTIME!!) sorry brain not working to full capacity at the moment!!! Will try in the morning!!!!LOL sorry!!
06-19-2011, 03:15 PM
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You should need 5 4" strips and 2 3" strips to get the amount of squares in the sizes you need.
That's 26" worth of strips.
44/4=11 four in. squares per strip
44/3=14 three in. squares per strip
You should have about 10" of fabric left over give or take depending on how much you use squaring up.
Hope this helps.
06-19-2011, 03:20 PM
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Oh thank you sooooo much!!! I am making a 9 patch in a block now I just have to figure the triangles size. Thanks for your help monie
06-19-2011, 03:27 PM
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Easily out of a yard. It would take a minimum of 3/4 yard so you're fine with that.
06-19-2011, 03:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Monie
I need 52 4x4" squares and 20 3x3" squares. My question can I get it out of a yard of fabric? Thanks so much!!! Monie
Not sure I've figured this correct but I get the following if the fabric is 45" wide x 36" (allowing for selvedge waste):

5 rows of gives 10 (to 11) 4x4 each row = 50 4x4 (20" of the fabric)
1 row w/2 4x4 & 12 3x3 (4" of the fabric)
That uses 24" of the fabric leaving 12" - plenty for remaining 3x3.

Hope I've figured this right - all you experts please correct me if I'm wrong. :?:

Have a blessed day & may all your quilts be filled w/love
06-19-2011, 03:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Monie
I need 52 4x4" squares and 20 3x3" squares. My question can I get it out of a yard of fabric? Thanks so much!!! Monie
Not sure I've figured this correct but I get the following if the fabric is 45" wide x 36" (allowing for selvedge waste):

5 rows of gives 10 (to 11) 4x4 each row = 50 4x4 (20" of the fabric)
1 row w/2 4x4 & 12 3x3 (4" of the fabric)
That uses 24" of the fabric leaving 12" - plenty for remaining 3x3.

Hope I've figured this right - all you experts please correct me if I'm wrong. :?:

Have a blessed day & may all your quilts be filled w/love
06-19-2011, 03:37 PM
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SORRY - didn't mean to post twice :(
06-19-2011, 03:42 PM
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Wondering if anyone could help me with colors I can't post pics but if someone could send me there email address I can send you a pic. I understand if know one wants to. Thank you
06-19-2011, 03:46 PM
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Many fabrics are narrower than 45 inches -

In fact, some are barely 42 inches wide -

And, if you wash fabric before cutting, you may lose some more width.

But back to your original question - yes, you can get all those out of one yard of even the narrower fabric.
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