Helpful Charts

helpfulchartsHelpful Charts for the Beginning Quilter

 

quilt size chart

yardstoinches

CharmPackChart

Layer Cake chart

HST Chart Binding formula chart

 

squares in fat quarter chart

Strips in a yard chart

Border,binding,backing calculator

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  1. Paula- although I have looked at your specific linked projects before, I haven’t ever had the time to really delve into it before this evening. It is really awesome! You have so much great info, and so many beautiful quilts!

    -Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

  2. Mary L. says:

    Wonderful charts – I’ll be marking this page for easy reference in the future. However I noticed an error that you might want to correct. In the “yards to inches” chart, 1/2 yard equals 18 inches, not 12.
    Thanks again for pulling this info together.

    • sassyquilter says:

      Thanks Mary! I missed that. Edited and replaced.

      • Please check all the finished inches on your Charm pack chart……very off. It seems you did not take into account that when sewn together, the five inch squares are no longer 5 inches……so finished quilt tops are much smaller than you have indicated. Also, 18 x 18 = 324, not 288……..you put so much time into making helpful graphs……I now have to tell my students to toss yours until they are corrected. Sad.

  3. These charts are awesome! Thank you for them! I’m going to print and laminate them in a card size to keep near my machine.

  4. Quilting Tangent says:

    Your charts are great, Thanks for sharing.

  5. tonia conner says:

    as I’m new to quilting, this is soooo helpful. Thank you for being willing to take the time and effort to help others. I also wanted to thank you for your comment on my blog (allthingzsewn). It was a pleasent surprise, it made my day special.

  6. anonymous says:

    3/4 of a yard is 27 inches, not 13.5

  7. Hi, i’m looking at the table of charm pack. Maybe i’m wrong but i think that in the quilt finished measure the seam allowances were not considered.

  8. Valerie Ball says:

    the charts are great. i made one into a small little cloth book that i carry in my “traveling” quilt bag. it has come in handy when I am on the go or when I am in a quilt shop “just looking”… I have made a couple of them for quilter friends and they just love them. Again, many many thanks!!!

  9. Thanks so much for taking the time to post these.

  10. janejthomas says:

    Thank you for the charts. Very helpful.

  11. Thank you for taking the time to create and share these charts. They are so very helpful.

  12. Dixie Booth says:

    I am using 9 x 9 blocks for one quilt. I am using 18 x 18 on the other quilt. I want both of them to be for a queen size bed when completed. I am hoping that someone can tell me how many blocks I would need for each quilt. I am doing these for my granddaughters. Any help would be appreciated very much. Thank you.

  13. Love these charts and I thank you for them!! Just a helpful note about measuring for your binding… When you add up the measurements of your four sides, add 12 inches to the total. This will give you enough length to allow for piecing your strips together, turning your corners and having overlap to attach your binding ends. 🙂

  14. Is there a way to print to these charts. I’d love to hang them on the wall in my sewing room for the information and the art.

  15. Hi Paula! Love your site and your helpful charts. I was curious however to find out why the chart for strips from a yard seem to be off? Are you allowing for uneven ends??

  16. Jenny Clouse says:

    love your site and the helpful charts!!!!!

  17. WOW!! I am new to quilting and these charts are exactly what I need. So helpful! Thank you so much!

  18. Thank you so much for this information! Your kindness is really appreciated.

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