Inch to Yard Conversion

How much quilt fabric did you need?
I made this converter chart for my wife - Help yourself, convert Inches of material into fractional yards.

Anita's Handy Dandy Nifty Inch to Yards Calculator

Inches

Fraction of Yard:

Inches

Fraction of Yard:

1.5" Tape by How many times (to make 1" binding or border)

1.00
1/36
49.00
1 13/36
How many Pieces
% Yard for any bolt width (see math below)
2.00
1/18
50.00
1 7/18
1
1/8
3.00
1/12
51.00
1 5/12
2
1/8
4.00
1/9
52.00
1 4/9
3
1/8
5.00
5/36
53.00
1 17/36
4
1/6
6.00
1/6
54.00
1 1/2
5
1/5
7.00
7/36
55.00
1 19/36
6
1/4
8.00
2/9
56.00
1 5/9
7
2/7
9.00
1/4
57.00
1 7/12
8
1/3
10.00
5/18
58.00
1 11/18
9
3/8
11.00
11/36
59.00
1 23/36
10
3/7
12.00
1/3
60.00
1 2/3
11
1/2
13.00
13/36
61.00
1 25/36
12
1/2
14.00
7/18
62.00
1 13/18
 
 
15.00
5/12
63.00
1 3/4

 Quilt math: When figuring for fabric, do not forget to include the 1/4" seam allowance. A square is 1/4" bigger for each side than the finished size. A 3" square is fully 31/2". Dividing 31/2" into a 44" wide fabric will yield approximately 12 pieces per 31/2" strip. Using this converter, that would require 1/9 of a yard. If we want 100 pieces, divide 100 by 12 which will equal 8.3 strips. Round up to 9 strips.

9 strips times 31/2" equals 31.5". Round up to next chart entry, 32" which is 8/9 of a yard.
We would probably need to buy one yard. I don't know of a fabric shop which measures that minutely when cutting fabric, but I trust you get the idea.

Thanks to Campbell atAOL for the inspiration to add this.
16.00
4/9
64.00
1 7/9
17.00
17/36
65.00
1 29/36
18.00
1/2
66.00
1 5/6
19.00
19/36
67.00
1 31/36
20.00
5/9
68.00
1 8/9
21.00
7/12
69.00
1 11/12
22.00
11/18
70.00
1 17/18
23.00
23/36
71.00
1 35/36
24.00
2/3
72.00
2
25.00
25/36
73.00
2 1/36
 
 
26.00
13/18
74.00
2 1/18
 
 
27.00
3/4
75.00
2 1/12
 
 
28.00
7/9
76.00
2 1/9
 
 
29.00
29/36
77.00
2 5/36
 
 
30.00
5/6
78.00
2 1/6
 
 
31.00
31/36
79.00
2 7/36
 
 
32.00
8/9
80.00
2 2/9
 
 
33.00
11/12
81.00
2 1/4
 
 
34.00
17/18
82.00
2 5/18
 
 
35.00
35/36
83.00
2 11/36
 
 
36.00
1
84.00
2 1/3
 
 
37.00
1 1/36
85.00
2 13/36
 
 
38.00
1 1/18
86.00
2 7/18
 
 
39.00
1 1/12
87.00
2 5/12
 
 
40.00
1 1/9
88.00
2 4/9
 
 
41.00
1 5/36
89.00
2 17/36
 
 
42.00
1 1/6
90.00
2 1/2
 
 
43.00
1 7/36
91.00
2 19/36
 
 
44.00
1 2/9
92.00
2 5/9
 
 
45.00
1 1/4
93.00
2 7/12
 
 
46.00
1 5/18
94.00
2 11/18
 
 
47.00
1 11/36
95.00
2 23/36
 
 
48.00
1 1/3
96.00
2 2/3
 
 
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