# You asked: How much fabric do I need to back a twin size quilt?

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## How many yards do I need for a 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.

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

To make a bedspread for a twin bed, you’ll need 52/3 yards of fabric 36 to 45 inches wide; for a full-size spread, you’ll need 52/3 yards of 44- or 45-inch fabric. For a king-size spread, buy 87/8 yards of 44- or 45-inch-fabric or 57/8 yards of 54- to 60-inch-wide fabric.

## How much bigger should quilt backing be?

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

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.

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## What is the size for a king size quilt?

Standard Quilt Sizes

Bed Type Mattress Size (inches) Comforter 12 in drop
Full 54 x 75 78 x 87
Queen 60 x 80 84 x 92
King 78 x 80 102 x 92
Calif. King 72 x 84 96 x 96

## How many yards is a queen size blanket?

Based on a standard queen comforter size of 90 inches wide by 95 inches long, you need a bare minimum of 11 yards, but 12 yards adds extra for straightening the fabric. Purchase an additional one to two yards if the fabric has a pattern or stripes you must match.