How to Cut 10″ Layer Cake Squares from Yardage

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Get Accurate Squares with These Tips!

While pre-cut bundles are already coordinated and easy to use, they’re also more expensive than cutting your own. Fortunately, it’s easy to cut 10″ layer cakes squares from yardage and save money at the same time.

Choose several coordinating prints to mimic the idea of a purchased layer cake. Or focus on a favorite fabric, depending on what the pattern calls for.

How to Cut 10" Layer Cake Squares from Yardage

An informative article from Alanda Craft explains how to cut your own, even using a less-than 10″ wide ruler. It includes the following yields when cutting from 40″- 44″ wide yardage.

  • ½ yard of fabric will yield 4 squares

  • 1 yard of fabric will yield 12 squares

  • 1¼ yards of fabric will yield 16 squares

  • 2 yards of fabric will yield 28 squares

Click here for the “How to Cut 10″ Layer Cake Squares From Your Yardage” article.

The process is demonstrated in the following video.

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.


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