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Diagonal Backing Example 3

Single Diagonal Backing with Straight Borders

Quilt Top

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Quilt Backing

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Straight Cut Backing Border

Measure Quilt Top Length
Add combined Overhang Top & Bottom
Measure Width of Quilt Backing Fabric
Cut Backing Fabric 100” for Straight Borders
Cut Backing Faric in Half Length Wise     

= 94” **
= 94” + 6” = 100”
= 45” ***
= 100” by 45”
= 2 @ 100” by 22.5”

Diagonal Cut Backing

Measure Quilt Top Width
Subtract Backing Fabric Width from
Quilt Top Width
Add 2” for Seam Allowances =
Adjusted Quilt Top Width    

= 84”

= 84” - 45” = 39”

= 39” + 2” = 41” *

Calculator Input

Quilt Top Width
Quilt Top Length
Backing Fabric Width
Backing Overhang Each Side

= 41” *
= 94” **
= 45” ***
= 3”

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