Sewing Calculators & Charts

You love to sew, but you don't like the math?  We have the perfect list of links to online conversion charts and calculators for fabrics, thread, yardage, and patterns that will make your sewing life much easier! 

Here you will find calculators and charts to help with yardage and dimensions of circle, flare, and pleated skirts, You will be able to determine fabric based on waist circumference, waist height, depth and number of pleats, skirt fullness, and length.

We also have found charts to show the amounts of fabric necessary to make various sized home items such as draperies, valances, shades, bedding, duvets, and pillow covers.

If you want to know how much thread needed for a sewing project, look below!

For those of you who quilt, we have a link to a handy calculator that will determine yardage of light, medium and dark fabrics necessary for a lovely and balanced quilt.

School didn't teach you to easily convert units of measurements from Standard to Metric? Is there even an easy way to convert them?  Yes, just click on the link below for a handy conversion chart.

Have you ever been ready to purchase fabric for a pattern and only to find various fabrics in different widths to choose from?  The calculator below will convert yardage based on fabric width.Sewing Calculators Charts - Calculator and Tape

Measurements and yardage for draperies can be difficult.  The link below will show you drapery yardage for pinch pleat, rod pocket, tab top, flat panel, and grommet drapes.

Let's talk more about measurements!  Below you will find links to will help you correctly measure various dimensions of women, men, teens, children, toddlers, and babies for sewing patterns.

Those of us who sew could use good needle chart references.  Below you will find a link referencing different needle eyes, lengths, and points.

We also have many handy free online Quilting Calculators you may be interested in.

Please be our guest and browse the links below!

Sewing Calculators & Charts

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This simple bias calculator is easy to use, coming with the detailed formula and a handy dandy continuous bias binding chart to make your life even easier! Easy Peasy Creative Ideas

Calculating Fabric Yardage for Your Project

These calculations work for many projects, including pillows, cushions, fabric wallpaper, tablecloths, bedding, and headboards. Online Fabric Store

Circle Skirt Online Calculator

This handy calculator will help you find out how much fabric yardage is needed to make a circle skirt. There are options for length, waist size and fullness of the skirt. Mood Fabrics

Circle Skirt Online Calculator

Circle skirts are the perfect simple and elegant dressmaking project, but we're put off by the pesky sums involved. With this tool you can now consider the circle skirt officially 'maths-free'. Enjoy! By Hand London

Circle Skirt Online Calculator

Circle skirts require a lot of measurements and circle skirt math which you can do easily with the use of a circle skirt calculator. This is a very useful online tool since it serves as a full circle skirt calculator, a half circle skirt calculator, and a 3/4 circle skirt calculator too. Calculators

Curtain Fabric Calculator

How to calculate the curtain fabric quantity. Insert measurements and get the amount needed. Sew Helpful

Curtain Fabric Calculator #2

This free-to-use curtain fabric calculator will work out how much fabric you need when you make your own curtains. We're In Stitches

Drapery Yardage Calculator

Insert measurements into the calculator in inches to calculate the yardage needed. Online Fabric Store

Drapery Yardage Calculator

Select the type of drapery and use the calculator to know how much fabric to purchase. This will calculate for different types of drapes including pinch pleat, rod pocket, tab top, flat panel or grommet. Best Fabric Store

Fabric Calculators

Here you will find lots of useful fabric calculators for window treatments, pillows, cushions, upholstery and more. Fabric Calculator

Fabric Chart

A guide to the amount of fabric needed to make curtain, duvets and pillowcases. This chart is in metric. Kids Fabrics

Fabric conversion calculator

Use this fabric measurements calculator to easily convert between inches, feet, yards, centimeters, and meters. Ageberry

Fabric Yardage Calculator

Multiple charts with yardage information for upholstery items, curtains, valances, shades, bedding, and more. Zarin Fabrics

Fabric Yardage Calculator

Fabric yardage calculator for home decor sewing projects like upholstery, slipcovers, window treatments and more. Mimzy & Company

Fabric Yardage Conversion Chart

Handy chart for figuring yardage with different widths of fabric. Denver Fabrics

Hand Sewing Needle Chart

A needle chart reference - Needles are available with different eye shapes (long, round, etc.), come in different lengths and come with different points (sharp, round, blunt, ball-point, wedge). Fiber Images

How to Calculate Thread Consumption for Garments?

Learn how to calculate the amount of thread which will be used to make a garment. Online Clothing Study

Inches to Millimeter Conversion Chart

Simple input measurement into the chart and get results. Rapid Tables

Inches to Millimeter Conversion Chart

With this information and charts, convert inches to millimeters. Metric Coversions

Measurement Guide

This guide has inches and metric measurements included for all ages, male and female, plus a guide for windows and bedding. Simplicity

Pillow Yardage Chart

The charts tell how much fabric yardage is needed to make a basic square pillow and basic kidney pillow. Fabric Resource

Pleated Skirt Calculator

Give the calculator your waist circumference, the number of pleats on one side, the depth of the pleats, the waistband height and the skirt height. With My Hands Dream

Pleated Skirt Calculator

This tool doubles as a fabric calculator, and is therefore perfect if you want to figure out the exact amount of fabric you will need for your DIY pleated skirt. Omni Calculator

Pouch Pattern Calculator

Use this calculator to make a pouch of the perfect size! After entering the dimensions, it will give you the cutting sizes for your fabrics. SARAH KIRSTEN

Standard and Metric Conversion Calculator

Use this Conversion Calculator to convert between commonly used units - inches and metrics. Calculator

Tablecloth Yardage

With these charts and illustrations, you will know how much fabric to purchase to make a tablecloth. Online Fabric Store

Upholstery Fabric Yardage Chart

Guideline of the amount of fabric needed to make upholster various types of items. Discounted Designer Fabrics

Window Treatment Fabric Calculator

Determine the amount of fabric you need to purchase in order to make window coverings. On this webpage select the style of window treatment and then insert measurements to find out the amount of fabric. Fabric Calculator

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