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 (inches)Area in (cm)For 1 metre square (1 x 1 m)
Hexagon0.5" / 1.25 cm1008 x 820 x 202400
5/8th" / 1.6 cm10010 x 1226 x 391500
0.75" / 1.9 cm10011 x 1228 x 301050
7/8th" / 2.2 cm10014 x 1635 x 40780
1" / 2.5 cm10015 x 1738 x 43600
1.25" / 3.2 cm10020 x 2251 x 56380
1.5" / 3.8 cm10022 x 2656 x 66270
1.75" / 4.4 cm10027 x 3168 x 79200
2" / 5.1 cm10032 x 3486 x 81140
2.5" / 6.4 cm10036 x 4666 x 11788
3" / 7.6 cm10040 x 56102 x 14263
Long Hexagon1" / 2.5 cm1009 x 1223 x 301450
2" / 5 cm10017 x 2843 x 71330
Half Hexagon1" / 2.5 cm1008 x 1520 x 381300
1.5" / 3.8 cm10012 x 1330 x 321040
2" / 5.1 cm10018 x 2845 x 71294
2.5" / 6.4 cm10022 x 4056 x 102180
3" / 7.6 cm10026 x 4866 x 122130
45° Diamond1.5" / 3.8 cm10011 x 1428 x 36992
2" / 5 cm10015 x 1938 x 48550
60° Diamond0.75" / 1.9 cm1006 x 715 x 183700
1" / 2.5 cm1008 x 1020 x 252000
1.5" / 3.8 cm10013 x 1532 x 38820
60deg Triangle (iso)1" / 2.5 cm1005 x 813 x 203850
1.5" / 3.8 cm1008 x 1120 x 281790
2" / 5 cm10010 x 2025 x 50800
Half Square Triangle2" / 5 cm1005 x 1013 x 253080
60 deg Jewel1.5" / 3.8 cm10013 x 1532 x 38820
2" / 5 cm10016 x 2041 x 50490
Tumbler1" / 2.5 cm1008 x 1020 x 252000
Tumbler2" / 5 cm10015 x 2038 x 50530
Square0.75" / 1.9 cm1007.5 x 7.519 x 192755
Square1" / 2.5 cm10010 x 1025 x 251600
Square1.5" / 3.8 cm10015 x 1538 x 38693
Square2" / 5 cm10020 x 2051 x 51385