Pre-cut Lingo 101

Pre-cut Lingo 101

Your quilt project calls for a layer cake, two charm packs, and a jelly roll. Welcome to the time-saving world of pre-cuts! Are you down with all that pre-cut lingo, though? If you need a quick reference, let us help.

Charm pack: 42 squares from one collection; 5” x 5” cuts

Dessert roll: 20 strips from one collection; 5” x 44” cuts

Fat eighth: A fabric cut that measures approximately 9” x 22”

Fat-eighth bundle: One of each print in a fabric collection (9” x 22” cuts). Number will vary by collection, of course. 

Fat quarter: A fabric cut that measures approximately 18” x 22”

Fat-quarter bundle: One of each print in a fabric collection (18” x 22” cuts). Number will vary by collection.

Jelly roll: 40 strips from one collection; 2.5” x 44” cuts

Layer cake: 42 squares from one collection; 10” x 10” cuts

Mini-charm pack: 42 squares from one collection;  2.5” x 2.5” cuts

Bloomerie bundle: Custom-curated bundle of coordinated fabrics.  Typically fat-eighth, fat-quarter, or half-yard bundles.

Happy stitching!

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