How Much Thread Does It Take to Quilt a Quilt?

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This Chart Will Give You a Good Idea!

Have you ever been in the middle of quilting a quilt and run out of thread? Or have you purchased way more than you needed? A handy chart from Superior Threads will help you make a better “guesstimate” for your next quilt.





It’s impossible, of course, to accurately predict how much thread a quilt will take. It’s dependent on how large the quilt is and how heavily it’s quilted.

How Much Thread Does It Take to Quilt a Quilt?

However, the chart is based on averages and will get you in the right ballpark. Keep in mind that the chart is for the top thread only. You’ll need to double the numbers if you’re using the same thread in the bobbin.

Click here for the “Estimated Thread Use” chart.

Image Source: Craftsy. The first image on the page is Aurifil 40wt Cotton Mako Thread. The second photo is Craftsy Pima Thread 50wt.

 



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