Really Useful Paper Piece Coverage Table

 Really Useful Paper Piece Coverage Table

The table is intended to provide information about approximate aerial coverage of the paper pieces on offer in our shop.

This should help you to work out how many pieces of a certain size you will need to make your quilt project! This is a question that we are often asked, so we hope this will help.

 

Shape nameSizeNo of piecesArea inArea inFor 1 metre square (1 x 1 m)
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Hexagon0.5 in / 1.25 cm1008 x 820 x 202500
Hexagon0.75 in / 1.9 cm10011 x 1228 x 301200
Hexagon1 in / 2.5 cm10015 x 1738 x 43620
Hexagon1.5 in / 3.8 cm10022 x 2656 x 66270
Elongated Hexagon1 in / 2.5 cm1009 x 1223 x 301450
Elongated Hexagon2 in / 5 cm10017 x 2843 x 71330
Half Hexagon1 in / 2.5 cm1008 x 1520 x 381300
Half Hexagon1.5 in / 3.8 cm10012 x 1330 x 321040
45° Diamond1.5 in / 3.8 cm10011 x 1428 x 36992
45° Diamond2 in / 5 cm10015 x 1938 x 48550
60° Diamond0.75 in / 1.9 cm1006 x 715 x 183700
60° Diamond1 in / 2.5 cm1008 x 1020 x 252000
60° Diamond1.5 in / 3.8 cm10013 x 1532 x 38820
Isosceles2 in / 5 cm1006 x 2015 x 501334
Isometric Triangle1 in / 2.5 cm1005 x 813 x 203850
Isometric Triangle1.5 in / 3.8 cm1008 x 1120 x 281790
Isometric Triangle2 in / 5 cm10010 x 2025 x 50800
Half Square Triangle2 in / 5 cm1005 x 1013 x 253080
Jewel1.5 in / 3.8 cm10013 x 1532 x 38820
Jewel2 in / 5 cm10016 x 2041 x 50490
Tumbler1 in / 2.5 cm1008 x 1020 x 252000
Tumbler2 in / 5 cm10015 x 2038 x 50530
Square0.75 in / 1.9 cm1007.5 x 7.519 x 192755
Square1 in / 2.5 cm10010 x 1025 x 251600
Square1.5 in / 3.8 cm10015 x 1538 x 38693
Square2 in / 5 cm10020 x 2051 x 51385