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I am new to quilting and making a baby quilt for my cousin's baby who's due in December. I'd like to make it out of a charm pack but not sure how may blocks I would need to make a 42" x 54" quilt.
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Charms are 5 inches square, so dividing by that 5 inches, the width is approximately 8 charms across. The same rule holds true for tge length, 10 down. You can adjust that basic number by adding borders and removing charms as needed.
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The finished measurement of each block would be 4.5", so you should divide your measurements 42x54 by 4.5" to determine your layout.