Cutting Fabric

by Petia
(Australia)

Hi guys,


I'm trying to teach myself to quilt and am starting my very first project. I have my material and I need to start cutting my fabrics. The pattern say that I must cut a rectangle that is 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" and further on the instructions it states I must allow for a 1/4S. Is this 1/4S already included in the rectangle measurements listed above, or when I am cutting do I need to add the 1/4" S allowance and cut the rectangle at: 2 3/4" x 4 3/4"?

Thanks in advance

Comments for Cutting Fabric

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Apr 22, 2018
Rating
starstarstarstarstar

by: Rebecca

Hi Petia,

Have you asked the creator of the pattern this question?

They would have a definite answer for you.

I would assume that it already includes the 1/4 grace allowance, but I wouldn't be 100% sure either.

Worst-case scenerio would be that the final quilt will be smaller than expected.

I wish you well.

Happy quilting,

Rebecca Humburg

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Questions.

Color Block Quilts







Use this search feature to quickly find the information you are looking for.

Your E-mail Address
Your First Name
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Quilting Memories.
Solo Build It!