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Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Yardage for Mitered Borders Chart!

Mitered borders can take more yardage than regular blunt end borders due to the excess you need at the corner to form the miters. Use this chart to help you figure out just how much yardage you need to add that special mitered border to your quilt!

Yardage for Mitered Borders
Quilt Size
(including
border)
Up thru 7"
using 36"
or 45" fabric
8" thru 10"
using 45"
fabric
11" thru 16"
using 36"
fabric
17" thru 21"
using 45"
fabric
41"x 25" 1-1/4 Yd. 1-1/4 Yd. 2 Yd. 2 Yd
66"x 43" 2-1/2 2-1/2 3-1/4 3-1/4
60"x 60" 1-3/4 1-3/4 3-1/2 3-1/2
78"x 56" 2-1/2 2-1/2 3-3/4 3-3/4
87"x 54" 2-1/2 2-1/2 4 4
87"x 63" 2-1/2 2-1/2 4-1/4 4-1/4
87"x 78" 2-1/2 2-1/2 4-3/4 4-3/4
92"x 84" 2-3/4 2-3/4 5 4
100"x 92" 2 3 5-1/2 5-1/2
105"x 76" 3 3 5-1/4 5-1/4
114"x 82" 3-1/2 3-1/2 5-1/2 5-1/2
114"x 98" 3-1/2 3-1/2 6 6
119"x 104" 3-1/2 3-1/2 6-1/4 6-1/4
119"x 120" 3-1/2 3-1/2 6-3/4 6-3/4
All measurements are without seams. Add 1/4" seam allowance when cutting borders

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