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
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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
Oooooh, bit late here(12.30am BEDTIME!!) sorry brain not working to full capacity at the moment!!! Will try in the morning!!!!LOL sorry!!
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.
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
Easily out of a yard. It would take a minimum of 3/4 yard so you're fine with that.
Not sure I've figured this correct but I get the following if the fabric is 45" wide x 36" (allowing for selvedge waste):Originally Posted by Monie
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
Not sure I've figured this correct but I get the following if the fabric is 45" wide x 36" (allowing for selvedge waste):Originally Posted by Monie
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
SORRY - didn't mean to post twice :(
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
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.
I have not gotten fabric that is 45" wide in a long time. When figuring width it is best to go with 40" as you have selvedge to cut off and maybe even shrinkage to take into consideration. Just a thought
thanks for figuring this, very helpful
Originally Posted by babyfireo4
Do your cut squares need to be 4" and 3" or is that the size of the finished squares?
9 patch 4x4" print and solid the 3" is on the strips between each block then there is a triangle on each side of the block.