How Big Is One Linear Yard Of Fabric? Here’s The Answer

How Big Is One Linear Yard Of Fabric

Last Updated on October 30, 2022 by Wahid

Nowadays, the fabric is mostly sold on a linear yard basis. Typically, a linear yard is “36 inches long” and varies in width according to the fabric roll. 

There is a common question among people, ” How big is one linear yard of fabric?”. There are 3 feet in a yard. Keep in mind that the width can be changed. The width of a yard can be 60 inches, 72 inches, up to 102 inches wide, but its length will always be 36” or 3 feet. Using this handy chart, you can quickly find out the yardage of one foot (1 yard= 3 feet).

Fortunately, you can convert linear yards to inches and feet with the help of this handy chart. It is really important for them to understand the length of a yard in feet. Well, let’s figure it out in detail below.

The Fabric Size Chart: A Brief Overview

In order to execute a model, you’ll need to calculate exactly how many textiles you’ll need. Even so, there is a table below to help you determine exactly how much material you buy for your project.

YardsLengthWidth
1.36 Inches (3 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
2.72 Inches (6 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
3.108 Inches (9 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
4.144 Inches (12 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
5.180 Inches (15 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
6.216 Inches (18 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
7.252 Inches (21 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
8.288 Inches (24 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
9.324 Inches (27 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
10.360 Inches (30 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
11.396 Inches (33 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
12.432 Inches (36 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
13.468 Inches (39 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
14.504 Inches (42 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
15.540 Inches (45 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
16.576 Inches (48 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
17.612 Inches (51 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
18.648 Inches (54 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
19.684 Inches (57 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
20.720 Inches (60 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
21.756 Inches (63 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
22.792 Inches (66 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
23.828 Inches (69 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
24.864 Inches (72 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
25.900 Inches (75 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
26.936 Inches (78 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
27.972 Inches (81 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
28.1008 Inches (84 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
29.1044 Inches (87 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
30.1080 Inches (90 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
31.1116 Inches (93 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
32.1152 Inches (96 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
33.1188 Inches (99 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
34.1224 Inches (102 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
35.1260 Inches (105 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
36.1296 Inches (108 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
37.1332 Inches (111 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
38.1368 Inches (114 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
39.1404 Inches (117 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)
40.1440 Inches (120 Feet)54 Inches (4.5 Feet)

You can choose from many options for widths & cuts of fabric. If you don’t know how much you need for your project, it can be frustrating. Hopefully, this article will help you determine how large a fabric yard can be and which one will be suitable for you.

I’d love to hear your thoughts on this article in the comments. Do you find these tips helpful when shopping for materials? Does it give you confidence when buying fabric yards?

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