Wide Quilt Backing Fabric

Fat Quarter Shop offers wide quilt backings that come as wide as 108 inches. Our quilt back fabrics allow you to properly back your quilts with an individual piece of fabric and completely eliminate the need for seams in your quilts and cloth pieces. Browse our selection of wide quilt backing fabrics and choose the wide quilt backings you need to start making flat, high-quality quilts where the back of your quilts looks just as amazing and creative as the fronts do.

Check out our 60 inch wide fabric if you are specifically looking for that width.

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  1. Bee Plaids Alpine 108" Wide Yardage | SKU# WB12040-ALPINE
    Bee Plaids Alpine 108" Wide Yardage
    SKU# WB12040-ALPINE
    Bee Plaids by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs
    Price: $15.98 Sale: $15.98 per yard
    $15.98 per yard
  2. Bee Plaids Denim 108" Wide Yardage | SKU# WB12040-DENIM
    Bee Plaids Denim 108" Wide Yardage
    SKU# WB12040-DENIM
    Bee Plaids by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs
    Price: $15.98 Sale: $15.98 per yard
    $15.98 per yard
  3. Bee Plaids Red 108" Wide Yardage | SKU# WB12040-RED
    Bee Plaids Red 108" Wide Yardage
    SKU# WB12040-RED
    Bee Plaids by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs
    Price: $15.98 Sale: $15.98 per yard
    $15.98 per yard

Find the Wide Quilt Backing Fabric You Need

If you're working on a large quilt, you don't want to have to piece together a bunch of smaller fabric pieces. It's so much easier to use wide quilt backing fabric so you can create the perfect backing without any seams. Available in a range of fabrics and sizes up to 108", wide quilt backing fabric gives you more flexibility when working on your quilt.

Other Quilt Backing Fabric Sizes Available

While Fat Quarter Shop offers a variety of wide quilt backing fabric options, we also feature smaller sizes to suit numerous types of quilts. From a quilt for a newborn baby to a king-size quilt, Fat Quarter Shop offers a range of colors and fabrics for your latest quilting project.

Shop Fat Quarter Shop for the Wide Quilt Backing Materials You Need

Whether you're looking for regular or wide quilt backing fabric, Fat Quarter Shop has your back. Choosing the correct backing fabric for quilts is as important as the quilt top because the backing holds it all together and makes it complete. Find the quilt backing fabric you need in our online store. If you're looking for quilt kits or quilt patterns for your next project, Fat Quarter Shop has the products you need.

Frequently Asked Questions About Quilt Backing Fabric


You've got questions about quilt backing fabric, and we have answers. Here are answers to three frequently asked questions.


What Is the Best Material to Use for Quilt Backing Fabric?

In general, it's best to use the same quilting fabric for the back and as the quilt top. For example, if you used cotton fabrics for your top, then you may want to use a cotton quilt backing, too. There are many standard backing and wide quilt backings options. However, you don't always have to use the same material for your quilt backing fabric. Some quilters enjoy using flannel or ultra-soft, plush Cuddle fabric for backing their baby quits or winter quilts.


How Do I Know What Size of Quilt Backing Fabric I Should Buy?

Your quilt backing fabric should be larger on all sides than your quilt top. As a general rule, add at least 8 inches to both the length and width of your quilt to allow some wiggle room for the sewing machine to take up the quilt as it goes and any shifting that may happen. Then, trim off the selvages and use a 1/2" seam allowance when you're piecing your quilt back fabric.


What Are the Advantages of Using Wide Quilt Backing?

There are many reasons you may want to use wide quilt backing, but some of the top reasons include:

  • Lower cost: Wide quilt backing usually costs less per square foot than smaller sizes of quilt backing fabric.
  • Saves time: Not having to piece together smaller fabric yardage for your quilt backing can save you hours.
  • Cleaner look: No seams in your quilt backing leaves your finished quilt looking cleaner.