Our most common question is 'What is a fat quarter?' The diagram below shows how all the various cuts of fabric are measured, but in short:
- A fat quarter is where half a metre is cut off the fabric bolt, then cut in half again parallel to the selvedge - finished size is approximately 20" x 21-22" (50cm x 55cm) including the selvedge
- A long quarter is simply quarter of a metre cut straight off the bolt - finished size is approximately 10" x 42-44" (25cm x 110cm) including the selvedge.
Fabric size guide:
We sell fabric in quarter metre units, orders of more than one unit are sent uncut as a single piece. Please see the chart below to see how many units to order for common length requirements:
|Length required||Amt. of units to order|
|1 1/4 metres||5|
|1 1/2 metres||6|
|1 3/4 metres||7|
|2 1/4 metres||9|
|2 1/2 metres||10|
|2 3/4 metres||11|
UK: This item will be sent via Royal Mail first class, estimated delivery time 1-3 days.
Order before 12 noon for same day dispatch (Monday - Friday) - orders received after midday will be dispatched either the same day or the following working day depending on how busy we are.
09 March 2021
Exactly right. Fast postage, thank you.
11 November 2020
Good product. Excellent service as always
14 November 2019
I always have excellent fabric from Pelenna and whatever I purchase their service is first class
06 June 2018
Needed a navy fabric to finish a project . I'm very pleased with the quality of the fabric. The service as usual excellent.
09 January 2018
Excellent product and service
11 November 2016
Thank you for your prompt delivery, I ordered it lunch time and it was delivered the next day.
The fabric was just what I was looking for.
21 March 2016
always good quality products and excellent service
08 December 2014
This is my second order but not my last. I'm making Christmas presents with the fabric I've ordered and its a pleasure to sew with. The only problem is which to order as the designs are so nice!
28 January 2013
Prompt delivery, good service and excellent quality fabric. A very useful and clear website.
23 January 2013
Excellent purchase just what I needed for sashing the small quilt I have just completed.
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