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What are the standard dimensions of king-sized quilts?

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A quilt should measure 106 inches by 94 inches to fit a standard king-size bed. This measurement assumes a 15-inch drop on both sides and end of the bed, plus the use of a dust ruffle. No allowance is made for a pillow tuck.

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The depth of the mattress should also be considered when selecting a quilt size. Mattresses can range in depth from 7 inches to 22 inches. When making a quilt, the quilting itself can reduce the finished size by 1 to 3 inches.

Commercially available bedspreads with a long drop measure 120 inches by 112 inches. Comforters with a short drop measure 104 inches by 93 inches.

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