Perform quilting calculations on how much fabric is needed for backing, batting, and borders
Get measurements in both US and metric
Choose from eight different quilting calculators: Fabric Measurement, Piece Count, Binding, Border, and others
Robert Kaufman Fabrics and Quilter's Paradise have joined forces to bring you a collection of eight essential quilting calculators.
You'll be able to quickly calculate how much fabric is needed for backing, batting and borders, and how many rectangular pieces can be cut from a larger piece. There are even calculators for square in a square, set-in and corner triangles. All calculators work with both U.S. and metric measurements.
Our calculators are so useful that you’ll soon start wondering how ever worked without them!
Fabric Measurement Conversion: Converts between measurement in decimals and fractions.
Backing and Batting Calculator: Determines how much yardage from a bolt of fabric is needed to make the backing for a quilt.
Piece Count Calculator: Shows the number of fixed-sized pieces of fabric that may be cut from a larger piece.
Pieces to Area Calculator: Indicates how much fabric is needed in order to cut a given number of fixed sized pieces.
Binding Calculator: Tells you the amount of fabric required to bind your quilt based on the quilt’s dimensions and the binding strip width.
Border Calculator: Shows the amount of fabric required to create borders, based on a quilt’s dimensions and the width of the borders.
Square in a Square Calculator: Works out all the key dimensions of a square in a square block.
Set-in and Corner Triangle Calculator: Determines the size of the square piece you’ll need to cut in order to create both unfinished set-in triangles and unfinished corner triangles.
This tool is something every quilter needs. We often need accurate measurements to determine how much fabric we need. I have a lot of "leftover" fabric because of miscalculations. Someday, I will have one heck of a scrappy quilt. This is very easy to use.
i like the ease of using this app. it helps to calculate the amount of fabric needed to bind and back my quilt project. I like that it will also help you calculate when you include boundaries... how much fabric that takes and how many strips it will take to work. I tried it out and the calculator was pretty accurate. It doesn't do everything but hey, it's free!
This app is very convenient when one is attempting to calculate quilt fabric yardages, despite the preponderance of ads that hijack your phone for a number of seconds (much like YouTube only in static form). Despite my irritation with such ads, this app is worth waiting for. It can be quite cumbersome to attempt necessary calculations while standing in the fabric store and the risk of inaccuracies can be costly and time-consuming. The main limitation here seems to be the lack of alternative options for piecing fabric, such as for the backing. The confidence I gain through the programmed calculations is well worth the mentioned drawbacks.
This app is fantastic. I hadn't done any sewing in 20 years and just started quilting 3 months ago. I made 4 trips to the fabric store for my 2nd quilt because I came up short on my fabric. I found this app just in time to start my 3rd quilt and and was able to figure out exactly how much I was really going to need. I figure this app probably just saved me $20 in gas by not having to run to the fabric store 4 more times.
This app is great. It saves me so many headaches when trying to figure out how much I need for backing or batting--and how to piece it if needed, how many strips of fabric for borders or binding. I love it.