Today we are bringing you a pair of handy infographics that are perfect for the quilters out there. First, learn 10 ways to cut a fat quarter, so you won’t waste a single scrap of that coveted piece of fabric. Just in case you have ever wondered “how many squares can I cut from a fat quarter?” you’ll never have to wonder anymore.
10 Ways to Cut a Fat Quarter
- Six 6.5″ squares
- Nine 6″ squares
- Twelve 5.5″ squares
- Twelve 5″ squares
- Sixteen 4.5″ squares
- Twenty 4″ squares
- Thirty 3.5″ squares
- Forty-two 3″ squares
- Fifty-Six 2.5″ squares
- Ninety-Nine 2″ squares
Have you ever wondered about those pre-cut bundles of fabric that you see at the store? Use this free printable explain everything for you. Print it out and you’ll always have the information handy.
- Fat Quarter
Purchased either individually or as a bundle of coordinating fabrics, a fat quarter is 18″ x 1/2 Width of Fabric
- Fat Eight
A fat eighth is HALF of a fat quarter. 9″ x 1/2 Width of Fabric
- Charm Pack
A bundle of coordinating 5×5″ squares, ready to go for piecing that quilt.
- Jelly Roll
This is a roll of fabric (sometimes folded, depending on the manufacturer) cut 2.5″ x Width of Fabric. Many coordinating fabrics are combined, making this a great deal for a quilter who wants variety.
- Layer Cake
For those who need versatility in being able to choose the size of your cuts but still want the variety that a fabric bundle offers, this bundle of 10×10″ pre-cut fabrics is for you.
Each of these images, when clicked, will open in a new window, ready for you to print and pin up next to your cutting table, so you’ll never forget everything you need to know about pre-cut fabrics.
What size pre-cut do you use most often?
Latest posts by AllFreeSewing (see all)
- Easy Alterations Galore: 10 Easy Ways to Alter Old Clothes So They Fit Like New - April 8, 2019
- Easy Alterations Galore: 10 Easy Ways to Alter Old Clothes So They Fit Like New - April 2, 2019
- 24 Easter Dress Patterns - March 13, 2019