# How many yards of batting do I need for a twin size quilt?

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You need a minimum of 2″ more on all 4 sides so your batting and backing should measure at least 61″ x 74″. If you are buying prepackaged batting, a twin size would do. If buying batting by the yard, 2 yards of 90″ wide batting will be more than enough.

## How much batting do I need for a twin size quilt?

Common Quilt and Batting Sizes

Mattress Type Mattress Dimensions Pre-packaged batting size
Twin/Single 39″ x 75″ 72″ x 90″
Twin/Single XL 39″ x 80″ n/a
Double/Full 54″ x 75″ 81″ x 96″
Queen 60″ x 80″ 90″ x 108″

## How many yards of batting do I need for a quilt?

Fabric Yardage With 54-inch fabric, you will need two pieces each 96 inches long, or 2 3/4 yards each. This adds up to 5 1/2 yards per side, or at least 11 yards for the comforter and 12 yards for duvets.

9 yards.

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Mattress Type Mattress Dimensions Pre-packaged batting size
California King 72″ x 84″ 120″ x 120″

## How much bigger should your batting be than quilt top?

Did you know that the thickness of your batting determines how much larger than your quilt top, the length of your batting should be cut? Especially if you are loading it lengthwise. This is a fact that you may have never crossed your mind. Just follow the 6″ bigger or 8″ bigger rule.

## How do you calculate fabric 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.

## What is a good size for a throw quilt?

Throw quilts are larger than lap quilt patterns. At a minimum, your throw quilt should be 40 inches wide and at maximum, it should be 80 inches long. Anything bigger or smaller is likely to be too small or too bulky. A good rule of thumb is to consider the height of the person using it.

## What size should a twin size quilt be?

Standard Quilt Sizes

Bed Type Mattress Size (inches) Comforter 12 in drop
Twin 39 x 75 63 x 87
Twin XL 39 x 80 63 x 92
Full 54 x 75 78 x 87
Queen 60 x 80 84 x 92

## How many yards of backing do I need for a queen size quilt?

Typically, three horizontal strips of fabric are pieced together to cover a queen-size quilt. For example, if your finished quilt width with allowance is 126 inches, you need 3 1/2 yards of fabric to go across it.

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

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.

## Should Batting be the same size as the quilt top?

The batting also needs to be larger than the top but not larger than the backing. I can always trim the batting if it is too large but harder to make it bigger if too small, although I have pieced batting together as needed with satisfactory results it is always best to do that before sending it to the longarm quilter.

## How much extra backing do I need for machine quilting?

The quilt backing needs to be larger than the quilt top to allow extra for fabric that is taken up during quilting and for stabilization when using a quilting frame. Always add 8″ to both the length and width measurements so you have an extra 4″ of fabric all around.

## How much wider Should quilt backing be?

Quilt Back:

Size of the back: must be at least 6″ wider on each side, top and bottom, than your quilt top. A total of 12″ larger than your quilt top. Trim the top and bottom edges of your backing so they are straight and square. Press your backing.

## How many yards of fabric do I need to back a twin quilt?

For example, with a 14-inch drop, a twin quilt typically is 70 inches wide and 90 inches long. Seventy multiplied by 90 equals 6,300, plus 20 percent equals 7,560, divided by 1,296 equals 5.8, rounded up is 6. Each of the top and underside requires a minimum of 6 yards of fabric.

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## How many yards of fabric do I need for a quilt?

Backing fabrics: 3–5 yards because you want enough for a standard-size quilt. If you end up needing more, you can select a second fabric and piece the back.