How much binding do I need for a queen size quilt?
Yardage to Buy for Double Fold Binding
|Yardage of Fabric to buy for 3/8″ or 3/4″ Double Fold Binding|
|84″ x 92″|
|1.||Inches of Binding||352”|
|2.||Yardage to buy for 3/8″ finished width of Binding||3/4 yd.|
How do I figure out how much binding I need for a quilt?
How to calculate the yardage necessary for binding
- Determine the perimeter of the quilt by adding together two times the length and two times the width of the quilt. …
- Divide the number of inches of required binding by 40. …
- Multiply the number of strips (7) by the width of the strip (2½”) and you need 17½” of fabric.
How much is a fat quarter binding?
One fat quarter of fabric makes approximately 5 yards of bias binding. The length of the binding varies depending on how wide your strips are cut. Lightly starch and press fat quarter to remove any wrinkles.
How wide should my Binding be?
If the size of your seam allowance is the regular ¼”, the ideal width for your quilt binding strips will range from 2” to 2 ½”. It all depends on your preferences. It can also be wider if you prefer a larger binding than the standard ¼” seam allowance width.