What can you do with a Fat quarter?
Fat Quarters are a favorite cut of fabric among quilters. Here's a simple guide for cutting fat quarters.
How many squares can you cut from a fat quarter?
Before you begin, be sure to square your fat quarters before cutting. The following guidelines are based on an 18" x 22" square fat quarter, be sure to make adjustments if your fat quarter has a different measurement.
Here's the number of squares that can be cut from an 18" x 22"fat quarter and takes into consideration the 1/4 inch seam allowance:
10 1/2 inch square - 1
5 1/2 inch squares - 9
4 1/2 inch squares - 16
3 1/2 inch squares - 30
2 1/2 inch squares - 56
1 1/2 inch squares - 168