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 202400
5/8th in / 1.6 cm10010 x 1226 x 391500
0.75 in / 1.9 cm10011 x 1228 x 301050
7/8th in / 2.2 cm10014 x 1635 x 40780
1 in / 2.5 cm10015 x 1738 x 43600
1.25 in / 3.2 cm10020 x 2251 x 56380
1.5 in / 3.8 cm10022 x 2656 x 66270
1.75 in / 4.4 cm10027 x 3168 x 79200
2 in / 5.1 cm10032 x 3486 x 81147
2.5 in / 6.4 cm10039 x 40100 x 10099
Long Hexagon1 in / 2.5 cm1009 x 1223 x 301450
2 in / 5 cm10017 x 2843 x 71330
Half Hexagon1 in / 2.5 cm1008 x 1520 x 381300
1.5 in / 3.8 cm10012 x 1330 x 321040
45° Diamond1.5 in / 3.8 cm10011 x 1428 x 36992
2 in / 5 cm10015 x 1938 x 48550
60° Diamond0.75 in / 1.9 cm1006 x 715 x 183700
1 in / 2.5 cm1008 x 1020 x 252000
1.5 in / 3.8 cm10013 x 1532 x 38820
60deg Triangle (iso)1 in / 2.5 cm1005 x 813 x 203850
1.5 in / 3.8 cm1008 x 1120 x 281790
2 in / 5 cm10010 x 2025 x 50800
Half Square Triangle2 in / 5 cm1005 x 1013 x 253080
60 deg Jewel1.5 in / 3.8 cm10013 x 1532 x 38820
2 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