The
Equations  Always round up to
nearest whole number.
# columns = X =

W


d * 1.732 


# hexagons =

L  2d

(2X1) + X


3d 



# half hexagons =

2L  4d


3d 


Example (Double size quilt)
W = 80", L
= 95", d = 1"
# columns = X =

W

=

80

= 47



d * 1.732 
1 * 1.732 





# rows = Y =

2L  d

=

2(95)  1

= 63



3d 
3(1) 





# hexagons =

L  2d

(2X1) + X

=

95  2(1)

[2(47)  1] + 47 = 2930



3d 
3(1) 






# half hexagons =

2L  4d

=

2(95)  4(1)

= 62



3d 
3(1) 





Actual Size of Quilt
W = Xd(1.732) = 47(1)(1.732) = 81.40"


L =

Y  1

3d + 2d =

63  1

3(1) + 2(1) = 95"



2 
2 





