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    How many charm packs tutorial

    Does anyone know where I can find the tutorial on how many charm packs or jelly rolls to make a queen size quilt.
    I thought they had a tutorial


    Re: How many charm packs tutorial

    Hula moon posted this chart a while back. I copied the 5" square part for you.

    How many 5" charms do I need to complete my quilt?
    We are providing quilters with these handy charts of some of the more popular block sizes in hopes that it will provide quidance and the information necessary to purchase or make the correct number of blocks or quilt squares / charms. There are so many beautiful block kits and charm packs available on Ebay today but many quilters are uncertain of how many blocks they will need to purchase in order to make their quilt.
    The number of blocks in our chart below are based on the mattress size only.
    Add extra blocks or borders for drop at sides of mattress. Happy Quilting!

    CRIB size = 25" x 45"
    45 Five Inch Blocks Needed
    Layout = 5 x 9

    TWIN size = 40" x 75"
    120 Five Inch Blocks Needed
    Layout = 8 x 15

    FULL Size = 55" x 75"
    165 Five Inch Blocks Needed
    Layout = 11 x 15

    QUEEN Size = 60" x 80"
    192 Five Inch Blocks Needed
    Layout = 12 x 16

    KING Size = 80" x 80"
    256 Five Inch Blocks Needed
    Layout = 16 x 16

    The entire chart for various size squares is in my user notes.
    Last edited by Jean Sewing Machine; March 13, 2014, 11:16 AM.


      Re: How many charm packs tutorial

      K. McEuen provided this information some time back - I saved it into my user notes. Hope this helps.

      So I’ve gotten a couple a questions about what size quilt each precut can make, and it is a very good question. Every time I start to make a quilt, it always takes me longer to figure out how much fabric I need to make a certain size than it does to actually sew it together!!
      All of the sizes given below do not include borders, simply what each precut can make. By adding borders you can make your quilt bigger. Also depending on the pattern used, the end size can change, but that’s when borders come in handy, in my experience.

      The standard charm pack has 42 pieces of 5 inch fabric. How Many
      Baby Size 1
      Crib Size 2
      Lap Size 3
      Twin size 5
      Queen Size 8

      Layer Cakes
      A standard layer cake has 42 pieces of 10 inch fabric. How Many
      Twin Size 1
      Queen Size 2

      Jelly Rolls
      A jelly roll has 40 pieces of 2.5 inch strips of fabric. How Many
      Lap/Twin Size 1
      Queen Size 2

      A quilt made from a fat quarter bundle all depends on the size of the bundle. One bundle can make anything from a full size quilt to a king size quilt. A fat quarter is 18 x 22″ cut of fabric which equals a quarter yard.

      I’m also including the finished sizes of quilts or bedspreads. Each size should be taken with grain of salt:

      Baby = 36′” x 54″
      Crib = 45″ x 60″
      Twin = 63″ x 87″
      Double = 78″ x 87″
      Queen= 84″ x 92″
      King = 100″ x 92″