Suggested Quilt Measurements for Standard Bed Sizes
Use this information as a guide to planning a quilt for a particular bed. Factors to consider are the mattress size, the mattress thickness, the amount of drop you desire, whether or not to include a pillow tuck, desired distance from the floor, and “take-up” caused by the quilting itself.
Approximate Mattress Sizes for Common Bed Sizes
|Twin||39" x 76"
||The smallest mattress.|
|Twin X-Long||39" x 80"||Found most commonly in college dorm rooms, the Twin X-Long is longer than the standard Twin. The width is the same.|
||54" x 75"||Shorter in length than the Queen size.|
|Queen||60" x 80"||Wider and longer than a Full/Double size mattress.|
|King||78" x 80"||The largest mattress.|
|Cal-King||72" x 84"||The California King mattress is narrower and longer than the King.|
Standard 7" to 9"
Deep 10" to 15"
Extra Deep 15" to 22"
Suggested Bed-size Quilt Dimensions
These dimensions include a 15" drop on the sides and bottom of the quilt. No extra length is included for a pillow tuck. These sizes are designed for use with a dust ruffle. Quilting, if moderate to heavy, may reduce the finished size of your quilt by 1" to 3" or more and should be considered when planning the finished size of your quilt.
|Twin||68" x 89"|
|Twin X-Long||68" x 94"|
||84" x 89"|
|Queen||90" x 94"|
|King||106" x 94"|
|Cal-King||100" x 98"|
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