Free Online Quilting Calculators and Charts

Free Online Quilting Calculators and Charts

How can quilting calculators and charts help quilters?

Quilting and quilt making involves a lot of mathematics and mathematical calculations.  I never realized it until I started to quilt.  Math is used to plan and design quilts, from calculating fabric yardage to playing with geometry to design a block.  Instead of spending a lot of time calculating yardage, block sizes, etc., use a handy quilt calculator or chart.

We've searched and found all types of quilt-related free online quilting calculators and quilting charts.  With them, you can:

  • Deciding how much fabric to purchase
  • Border yardage needed
  • Sashing calculator
  • How much backing fabric to purchase
  • To figure out how much binding to make
  • Calculate on-point side and corner triangles
  • Bed sizes
  • and more....

Below you will find these helpful resources. To see the calculators or charts, just click the underlined text.  

Let the quilting calculators and charts do the work for you.  Have more time to quilt!

Don’t forget to bookmark or pin this page because you never know when you may need one of these quilting calculators or quilting charts.

These calculators and charts are provided free by various websites.  If you have any questions on how to use the calculators, please contact the person in charge of the website. 


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Backing - Backing Yardage Chart

A chart with backing yardage by quilt size and yardage for binding. Country Crossroads Quilters

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Backing - Backing Yardage Requirements

Chart based on 45" wise fabric and quilt under 72" wide. Quiltville

Backing Calculator

This calculator computes how much fabric is needed for backing or batting for a quilt. Quilting and What Not

Backing Yardage Charts

Calculators to determine the backing yardage based on a number of factors. Quilt Notes

Bed and Mattress Sizes

Sizes for USA and UK. CSG

Binding Calculations

This handy calculator to help you figure out how much quilt binding you need to prepare and how much fabric it will take to make it. Scissortail Quilting

Binding Calculator

Not sure how much fabric to get for your bindings? Follow the simple equation below for any width fabric or view the chart below for required yardages for regular width fabrics. Heartbeat Quilting

Binding Calculator

Simply enter in your quilt and fabric measurements, click "Calculate" and the calculator will tell you how long your binding should be, as well as how many strips you need to cut and how many yards that will require. OklaRoots

Binding Calculator

This calculator calculates the amount of fabric required to bind your quilt given the quilt's dimensions (width and length) and the binding strip width. Quilter's Paradise

Binding Calculator

This calculator will tell you how much fabric you need to bind a quilt, and exactly how many strips you need to cut. Cut Sew Quick

Binding Strips Calculator

Calculate the number of fabric strips to cut for any size quilt. Block Central

Block Number for Twin/Single Bed

The number of blocks needed to create a twin quilt with blocks set edge-to-edge in straight rows and columns. Generations Quilt Patterns

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Border Yardage Calculator

This calculator calculates the amount of fabric required for creating borders for your quilt given the quilt's dimensions (width and length) and the width of the borders. Quilter's Paradise

Borders, Backing and Binding Calculator

Calculate Fabric Required for Borders, Backing and Binding. Lily Street Quilts

Fabric Calculator

Simple fill in some numbers to calculate the amount of fabric needed to make a quilt. Reproduction Fabrics

Fabric Calculator

This handy on-line calculator will calculate how much light, medium and dark fabric is necessary to make a quilt.

Fabric Calculator

Calculate how much fabric you will need for your quilt project. The Quilted Crow

Half-Square Triangle Chart

Two charts and a tutorial on how to sew the traditional HSTs method and the alternative HSTs method. Blossom Heart Quilts

Hexagons Calculator

Calculate the number of hexagons required for a quilt. CD Designs

On-Point Sashing Chart

How many sashings, corner-stones or setting triangles does a Quilter need for these kind of layouts? Quiltville

Quilt Borders

How to calculate quilt border fabrics. Generations Quilt Patterns

Quilt Calculator Charts

Three quilt calculators upon request - Quilty Formulas Calculator, Cutting Strips & Squares Calculator and Triangles & Setting Triangles Caculator. Victoriana Quilt Design

Quilt Size

Determine the size of the quilt you need with these instructions. Amish Country Lanes

Quilt Size

This page has a chart of mattress sizes for standard beds and a chart of suggested quilt size for standard beds. The Quilting Company

Quilt Size Chart

This chart shows the standard mattress, bedding and quilt sizes generally used in the United States. Generations Quilt Patterns

Quilt Size Guide for Bed Quilts

This chart gives quilt and mattress dimensions for bed quilts of all sizes, from crib to California King. New Quilters

Quilt Sizes

A chart with standard quilt sizes with measurements for the mattress, comforter, coverlet, and bedspreads. Inspiration Quilt Shop

Quilt Sizes

Quilt Sizes & How to Measure Your Bed Patchwork Posse

Quilt Yardage

How-to calculate the quilt yardage. Quilter's Cache

Quilt Yardage Calculator

Determine how much yardage you need for a certain number of pieces of a certain size and shape for your quilt.

Rectangle Calculator

Calculate how many rotary cut fabric strips are needed for the to cut any size rectangle. Block Central

Sashing Fabric Calculator

How much sashing fabric is required? Use this calculator to determine the amount of fabric needed. My Web Quilter

Setting Triangles for On-Point Quilt

A calculator to determine the side triangles and corner triangles for an on-point quilt. My Web Quilter

Setting Triangles for On-Point Quilt

A chart to help you find the size of square you need for setting and corner triangles, based on the finished size of your quilt blocks. Quilter Chic

Side Triangle and Corner Triangle Cutting Chart

This article describes how to cut side triangles and corner triangles on a diagonal layout or when blocks are placed on-point. Quilt Notes

Sizing the Quilt

Use this calculator to find the perfect size quilt for your project. Quilt Notes

Square Calculator

Calculate how many rotary-cut fabric strips are necessary for the number of square needed in your project. Block Central

Square in a Square Calculator

Use this calculator to determine the size to cut for a square in a square block. My Web Quilter

Yardage Estimates

Some yardage estimates for various sizes of quilts from wall hanging to king size quilts. Apple Blossom Quilts

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