# How do you calculate yardage for a bed skirt?

## How do you calculate yardage for a bed skirt?

Multiply 6 by the length of the skirt plus 2 1/2 ( 1/2 inch for top seam and 2 inches for hem). For example if the skirt length is 18 plus 2 1/2 would equal 20 1/2, multiplied by 6 equals 123. Divide this by 36 (the number of inches in a yard) and round up to the nearest 1/2 yard.

What size is a twin bedskirt?

A typical bed skirt for a twin-sized bed will be 39 inches wide, 75 inches long, and have a 15-inch drop, often pleated or ruffled.

### What is the standard length of a bed skirt?

15″
A standard measurement for ready-made bed skirts is 15″, but they do vary. If your “drop” measurement is 16″, the standard bed skirt will not go all the way to the floor. If your “drop” measurement is 14″ the bed skirt will drag on the floor.

How much fabric do I need for a twin dust ruffle?

Dust Ruffle and Bed Skirt Fabric Yardage Chart

DUST RUFFLES Twin Queen
14″ drop (gathered or box pleats) 6 yards 7 yards
14″ drop (tailored) 3 1/2 yards 4 1/2 yards
21″ drop (gathered or box pleats) 8 1/2 yards 10 yards
21″ drop (tailored) 5 1/2 yards 6 1/4 yards

## How much fabric do you need for a bed skirt?

fabric (approximately 3 yards for a queen and 6 yards for a king)

How many yards of fabric do I need for a full size bed skirt?

Box Pleats

KING (70 x 80) FULL (54 x 78)
14″ Length – NO Repeat (18″ CUT) 21″ Length – NO Repeat (25″ CUT) 7 yds 10 yds 6 yds 8.5 yds
14″ Length – NO Repeat (18″ CUT) 21″ Length – NO Repeat (25″ CUT) 7 yds 10 yds 6 yds 8.5 yds
14″ Length – 23″ Repeat (23″ CUT) 21″ Length – 23″ Repeat (25″ CUT) 10 yds 10 yds 8.5 yds 8.5 yds

### How do you measure a wrap around a bed skirt?

Starts here3:10Measuring Guide for Bed Skirts and Box Spring Covers – YouTubeYouTube

What size is a twin bed?

What Are the Dimensions of a Twin Bed? A twin-size mattress has a length of 75 inches and a width of 38 inches. Twin beds are most commonly found in kid’s rooms and guest bedrooms. It is also the ideal size for bunk beds.

## Does bed skirt go under mattress?

The bed skirt is easily placed between your mattress and box spring and can be adjusted to the height of your bed.

How much fabric do I need for a twin bed?

Comforters

Mattress Twin (39 x 75) Queen (60 x 80)
Comforter Size 70″ x 90″ 92″ x 96″
Fabric Needed (no repeat) 7.5 yds 8 yds
Fabric Needed (27″ repeat) 7.5 yds 7.5 yds
54″ fabric, 15″ drop, extra 12″ for quilting.● Fabric estimate is for one side only.● Lining or fabric on reverse side is the same.

### How much fabric do I need to make a dust ruffle?

Buy and cut one piece of sheeting equal to the size of the top of the box spring plus 1 inch all around for the deck of the dust ruffle. In this example, you need 1.7 yards of 96-inch sheeting. A flat sheet one size smaller than the bed is usually large enough for a deck and is an economical alternative to cut goods.

How many yards of fabric do I need for a queen dust ruffle?

3 yards
fabric (approximately 3 yards for a queen and 6 yards for a king)