The Guide to Quilt Sizes for Beds


The Guide to Quilt Sizes for Beds

From crib to California king, these are the standard quilt sizes to use for your next design!

The Guide to Quilts Sizes for Beds

No matter the occasion for quilting, if you've got a specific person in mind when making a quilt, you've probably also got a specific size in mind. When getting started, it's important to know exactly how much fabric and batting you'll need to complete everything and achieve a quilt that's big enough to fit your needs.

While bed sizes are pretty standardized, the best quilts for those bed sizes are not. Depending on the pattern you're using, you might increase or decrease from the traditional sizes of these quilts in order to make them fit the design. There's no one right answer for any mattress size, but if you know the most common quilt sizes, you can figure out whether or not a certain design would work for your bed.

Here are the basics of bed quilt sizes:

Bed Quilt Sizes Chart

Bed Mattress Size Suggested
Quilt Size
Batting Size
Crib 28 x 52 36 x 54 45 x 60
39 x 75 70 x 90 72 x 90
Twin XL 39 x 80 70 x 90 72 x 90
54 x 75 80 x 90 81 x 96
Queen 60 x 80 90 x 108 90 x 108
King 78 x 80 108 x 95 120 x 120
72 x 84 102 x 100 120 x 120

Sizes are in inches

Variations on Sizes

There are no perfectly standard set of numbers for each bed size. Depending on the particular design you're making or the bed itself, you might need to adjust these numbers to meet your needs.

This is especially true for crib quilts; crib sizes can vary greatly, so if you're making a quilt for a baby, we recommend getting the actual measurements of the quilt itself and then adjusting the pattern to match that size.

Download This Chart

Download this handy guide to quilt sizes for beds and keep it in your craft room for quick reference!

Bed Quilt Sizes Chart

Patterns by Size

Whether you're making a personalized quilt for a newly married couple or a gift for your grandkids headed off to college with their twin XLs, you've probably got a specific size in mind for your next quilt! Make sure you get it just right with the patterns below that are sorted by size!

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