Calculating Fabric Weight

Fabrics are often sold online with a weight indicator- either grams per meter squared (g/m²) or ounces per yard squared (oz/yd²).  It’s useful to understand these weights when purchasing fabric online for a particular project.

Fabric Weight Calculations

Download the one page Metric Fabric Weight Worksheet or the Imperial Fabric Weight Worksheet.   Conversions are provided on each sheet.

Do you have a favorite pair of jeans, top, or dress and want to replicate it?  Finding a fabric of a similar weight and weave to the original can help you reliably re-create a favorite.

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