# How many 6 inch squares do I need for a baby rag quilt?

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## What is the best size square for a baby quilt?

The most common baby quilt sizes

• 30″ x 30″ This size is perfect for newborns! …
• 30″ x 40″ For those who prefer a rectangular size, this longer quilt gives your tot plenty of room to grow. …
• 36″ x 52″ This has become a standard size because it fits well over a crib mattress, which is usually around 28″ x 52″.

## How do you calculate fabric for a rag quilt?

Lap Quilt: 42″ x 54″ (7 x 9) / 63 pair (126 total) 7″ squares = 5½ yards To calculate the amount of different fabrics, divide the total yardage by the number of fabrics – i.e. baby quilt: 3 divided by 6 = ½ yard of 6 different fabrics.

## How many squares do you need for a baby rag quilt?

FABRIC FOR BABY SIZE RAG QUILT (30″ x 40″)

You only need (48) 6″ squares total for your front fabric. This is a great way to use your stash!

## What kind of batting do you use for a baby quilt?

Look at Fiber Content

The most common quilt batting is made of cotton or polyester, but wool, silk, bamboo or a poly-cotton blend are all fair game. Batting also comes in blends that are organic (recommended for baby quilts) or made from recycled fibers.

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## How do you finish the edges of a rag quilt?

Sew around the perimeter of the rag quilt 1/2 inch from the edge. Sew around the quilt a second time on top of the first line of stitching. Clip slits perpendicular to the edge every 1/4 inch around the perimeter of the quilt. Clip close to, but do not clip through, the stitching.

## How many 6.5 inch squares are in a yard of fabric?

Number of Squares Per Yard of Fabric

Square 39″ 40″
6.5″ 30 30
7″ 25 25
7.5″ 20 20
8″ 16 20

## How many 6 inch squares are in a fat quarter?

How Many Squares in a Fat Quarter?

How many squares from one fat quarter?? (18″X22″)
2″ 99
5.5″ 12
6 9
6.5″ 6