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Yardage

Yardage Estimator: Napkins

Yardage Estimator for Napkins

The following shows you an estimate of the amount of fabric needed to make napkins. All measurements are based on 54" wide fabrics (running yards).

Remember, these are only estimates!
Always pre-shrink fabric and trim separately before sewing.

Popular Sizes for Napkins

Size of Napkins
squared - example 12" x 12"

 
12"
15"
18"
20"
24"
27"
Quantity
   

4

1/3 yd
7/8 yd
1 yd
1-1/8 yd
1-1/3 yd
1-1/2 yd

6

2/3 yd
7/8 yd
1 yd
1-2/3 yd
2 yd
2-1/4 yd

8

2/3 yd
1-1/4 yd
1-1/2 yd
2-1/4 yd
2-2/3 yd
3 yd

10

1 yd
1-2/3 yd
2 yd
2-7/8 yd
3-1/3 yd
3-3/4 yd

12

1 yd
1-2/3 yd
2 yd
3-1/3 yd
4 yd
4-1/2 yd

14

1-1/3 yd
1-2/3 yd
2-1/2 yd
4 yd
4-2/3 yd
5-1/4 yd

16

1-1/3 yd
2-1/2 yd
3 yd
4-1/2 yd
5-1/3 yd
6 yd

18

1-2/3 yd
2-1/2 yd
3 yd
5 yd
6 yd
6-3/4 yd

20

1-2/3 yd
3 yd
3-1/2 yd
5-5/8 yd
6-2/3 yd
7-1/2 yd


The napkin sizes specified are unfinished or unhemmed.
To determine the finished size, subtract the hems from the size given.