5" Squares (Charm Packs)

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A charm pack is a bundle of 5" quilting squares of featuring an array of coordinating fabric from a designer's collection. Charm pack fabrics can be used to make a variety of projects, from table runners to full-size quilts & beyond! Use the filters to purchase charm packs in every color, theme & style from top quilt designers. read more

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5" Squares (Charm Packs)

When you need to purchase charm packs in a wide variety of fabulous colors, themes, and styles, Missouri Star has you covered! These precut bundles of 5” quilting squares are a customer favorite for a very good reason: charm pack fabric squares can be made into gorgeous quilts and other great projects that come together in a snap!

If you’re new to quilting, you might want to know, what is a charm pack? Let us tell you all about them! A quilting charm pack is a collection of pre-cut fabric squares that are typically used in quilting and other sewing projects. Charm pack fabric squares measure 5” x 5” and usually come in bundles of 40-42 quilting squares which coordinate with a particular fabric line or collection. When you purchase charm packs, there's no need to spend hours cutting up fabric for your quilt blocks because charm squares are cut to perfection right out of the package!

These quilting squares are created from your favorite fabric collections and cut into easy-to-use, time-saving 5" fabric squares. Charm pack fabric also provides an economical way to sample a particular fabric line without committing to buying full yards of each fabric. This is helpful when you want to see how fabrics from a collection work together in a project before investing in larger quantities.

Quilting with charm packs is a delightful way to introduce vibrant colors and patterns into your project. Each charm pack comes in a near-endless variety of coordinating prints, from florals and playful motifs to geometric designs and classic solids. Charm pack quilting squares allow quilters to create unique projects without having to buy yards of individual fabrics and worry about matching them perfectly.

Charm packs are popular in quilting and are often used to create patchwork quilts, table runners, wall hangings, and quick quilt projects. Charm squares can be combined with other precut fabric shapes, such as jelly rolls (2.5-inch-wide strips) and layer cakes (10-inch squares), to create an even wider range of quilt designs.

You can purchase charm packs from virtually every brand you know and love, including Moda Fabrics, Robert Kaufman, Wilmington Prints, FreeSpirit, Riley Blake, Island Batik, and plenty of others. Charm squares for quilting are wonderful options for making beautiful patchwork and other quick quilt projects. We even have an array of baby charm packs that are perfect for nursery quilts and other baby gifts.

With so many 5 inch precut fabric squares to choose from, you can make virtually any charm pack fabric project your heart desires.

Buy quilting 5" squares to keep your fabric stash stocked endless inspiration. Whether you prefer traditional or modern fabric, we’ve got a quilting charm pack (or three!) for you!

When it comes to making a charm pack quilt, just how many quilting charm packs do you need? The answer will depend on the size of quilt that you want to make, how many seams your pattern requires, and whether or not you will be adding additional fabric yardage for borders, cornerstones, or other design elements. 

Having said that, here is a good estimation of how many quilting charm packs you will need to make a charm pack quilt in your preferred size:

Baby: 1 charm pack
Crib: 2 charm packs
Lap: 3 charm packs
Twin: 4 charm packs
Queen: 5-6 charm packs
King: 6-7 charm packs

When you purchase charm pack fabric for a specific project, you may wish to include an extra one to make sure you don't run out of fabric. 

Want some inspiration for things to sew after you buy charm pack squares? We have a huge selection of free charm pack quilt tutorials to choose from! Get started with the Pixelated Heart quilt below, which uses 5" charm squares to create a totally charming heart quilt! You will also find more super simple charm pack quilt projects in our YouTube playlist.

There are so many possibilities with quilting charms, and you don't have to limit your imagination to just quilts! From table runners to pillows or even tote-ally cute purses and tote bags, our collection of charm pack fabrics are just the thing to make something amazing and unique!

If you need even more ideas of what you can make with a Charm Pack check out our Charm Pack Quilting Tutorial Collection here, and be inspired to create an amazing quilting project with your new Charm Pack selection!