Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Quilt Charts and Formulas


Everyone likes shortcuts and ways to learn ways to make their life easier.  I have been asked if I know of any charts or tables that can be used. I dug around and found quite a few.  I hope at least one will be helpful to you. 


I am sure you all know and seen this one.  Yet when someone wants me to quilt a quilt for them or make a quilt for them, their first comment is "about bed size".  So I show them this chart:  


Then it's, how much backing or batting do I need?
This one comes in handy.  When they have doubts as to your figures, I show them this one.


Did you ever want to know how many inches in 3/8 yard when at a store and your and goes blank?


Or how many strips can you cut out of a yard of fabric?


Perhaps your making a Quilt with fat quarters.  Here is a good chart to have for a quick reference.


Or this one.


And here is a quick chart to learn how to make HST's:



But what if you only need 4?


Or you may prefer a simper chart for HST's



Or a chart with lots of different sizes:


Another I have found:


Then there is this one:


I hope I didn't confuse you and have been of some help.


One more chart to show you:


Hey, did you hear the news yet?
There is a Halloweenhop coming up.
YEAH!
It is Halloween Haunts 2015
Starts:
October 16th
Hope you all can join me.


HAPPY QUILTING EVERYONE!!



















17 comments:

Farm Quilter said...

Thank you for putting all these cool tips together in ONE post!!! Now I need to save all of them!!!

Patricia said...

Thank you for the charts. Love the commandments!

Joanna said...

Thank you. Some of these will be very helpful.

icukirt said...

Thanks so much for putting all of this great info in one spot.

sisylyn2 said...

Love your delicate embroidery and thank you for all the important facts about quilts.

The.Embroidery.Lady said...

Thank you!! Great information!

The.Embroidery.Lady said...

Thank you!! Great information!

MaryMaryQuiteContrary said...

Wonderful! Best selection of quilting tools! Now, I need to know how many meters so I can buy Tilda fabric from UK! LOL

ellie selfridge said...

Thank you! Now I can stop tearing my hair out. 😁

Bilko Parker said...

Thank you for all these charts, Guida.

Unknown said...

This is great help, i am about to try and make my own quilt for my friends daughters soon to be born baby. Wish me luck

Lady In Spain said...

Thank you for sharing your helpful collection. Just what I need - all in one place!

Anna Cryer said...

Thank you for the quilting charts they are very useful!

Ann Apolito said...

thanks for this post; the charts are really useful!

Geeta Naidu Khan said...

Thank you for these anchor charts! It's a boon for a new quilter like me. Life made easy, can't wait to sew.

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Experience sharer said...

I have a question for the Quilts Quazy Queen. How much yardage is needed to make a twin size 2 color quilt? I need the amount for both colors. i want to make a Jaco's Ladder quilt and want to make sure I have enough fabric so I don't run out and am not able to get more of the 2 fabrics.