Quilt Sizes and Dimensions Guide 2022

Quilt Sizes and Dimensions Guide 2022

Written by Nectarsleep editorial team

Last Updated on Jun 20, 2022

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    Quilts are an essential part of your bedding that has existed since your grandmother’s times. They are covers with little or no filling and have various patterns stitched on them in patches.

    Quilts come in vibrant colors and artistic designs. So, they can also serve a decorative purpose apart from covering you while sleeping. This blog will serve as a guide to quilt sizes so that you can get the perfect one for your bed.

    History of Quilts

    The word quilt is related to the Latin word ‘culcita’ and was first used in 13th century England. Quilts were quite popular in medieval times, in Europe as well as Mughal India. They were treasured heirlooms preserved for generations.

    Apart from quilts for beds, the technique of quilting has also been used to make clothing. After all, quilts are comfortable in all seasons for their soft and light feel.

    With the advance in technology, the quality of quilts improved and they could get manufactured on a larger scale. However, the endless emotions attached to an old quilt knit by your grandmother remain.

    Quilt Sizes Chart

    TypeMattress Sizes (Inches)Quilt Sizes (Inches)
    Toddler/ Crib27” X 52”36” X 60”
    Youth33” X 66”54” X 78”
    Twin/ Single39” X 75”70” X 90”
    Twin XL39” X 76”70” X 90”
    Queen60” X 80”90” X 95”
    King76” X 80”108” X 95”
    Californian King72” X 84”102” X 100”

    Quilt Batting Sizes

    Quilt batting is the filling in your quilt to make it warm and heavy. You can also have quilts without batting. But, having them can be a lifesaver in winters.

    Here are the quilt batting sizes for the standard quilt dimensions.

    • Toddler -  45" X 60"
    • Single - 72" X 90"
    • Queen - 90" X 108"
    • King - 120" X 120"
    • California King - 120" X 120"

    If you prefer a comforter to a quilt, make sure the comforter sizes match the standard bedding sizes you are using. They will be approximately the same as quilt sizes.

    Now that you know the standard quilt sizes for beds, you can buy the perfect one to go with your cozy bed. Buying the right quilt will complement your room decor, and you will get lured to jump into your bed every night.

    If you need a blanket along with your quilt, check out our blanket sizes guide here. You can also take a look at the different types of blankets.

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    This article is for informational purposes and should not replace advice from your doctor or other medical professional.
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