Thursday, August 29, 2013

Yardage Estimator (... from Sentimental Stitching Friend/Blogger)

Yardage Estimator (Squares)
The chart below shows the number of squares that can be cut from yardages by first cutting strips and then squares. Yardage figures include the 1/4” seam allowance.
Size of square from 44” / 45” wide fabrics
squares chart


Yardage Estimator (Triangles)
The chart below shows the number of triangles that can be cut from yardages by first cutting strips, then squares and sub-cutting the squares diagonally one way to yield half-square triangles. Yardage figures include the 1/4” seam allowance.
Size of Triangle from 44” / 45” wide fabrics
triangle chart
* to determine the cut square size for a half square triangle, add 7/8” to the finished measurement of the triangle’s short side.


Yardage Estimator (Quarter Square & Setting Triangles)
The chart below shows the number of setting triangles that can be cut from yardages by first cutting strips, then squares and sub-cutting the squares diagonally both ways to yield quarter-square triangles. Yardage figures include the 1/4” seam allowance.
Size of Triangle from 44” / 45” wide fabrics
quarter square chart
* to determine the cut square size for a quarter square triangle, add 1 1/4” to the finished measurement of the triangle’s long side

Copyright

Zippers How-to

Fine Clothes on a Brown Belle

Fine Clothes on a Brown Belle
CV Embroidery Class 07-18-09

They Told Us: Lymphoma 8-31-2009

They Told Us:  Lymphoma 8-31-2009