Tuesday, 16 September 2008

How to use a Jelly roll

Like many of us, I have bought a couple of jelly rolls, and had no idea of what to do with them. After much humming and haaing, I've finally started on a pattern that I like.
This pattern appears in the current McCalls Quilting special America Makes Fast Quilts which has lots of designs for charm packs, jelly rolls, fat quarters and fat eighths. There are quite a few nice designs in there, but I particularly liked this one. The quilt is supposed to be 72"x88" and uses 4 jelly rolls, but I'm sure that I can get something reasonable out of a single roll.




I still haven't decided on what to do with the guitar fabric yet, but this should keep me out of trouble while I make up my mind.

5 comments:

Andrea said...

Oh yes - I like this pattern. Some of the jelly roll ones are a bit boring. I would go for something simple with the guitar fabric to show it off. Maybe 6 inch squares alternating with 9-patches from nice bright fabrics. Have fun !

Debbie said...

Great pattern!!! this will make a lovely quilt

Faith said...

I have never ever bought a jelly roll yet, this is something i would like to own one day and have a play with. I love love the guitar fabric, where about did you get it? somewhere in the uk? my partner owns loads of guitars and we have our own little band and studio. A guitar quilt would be great wouldnt it? I wonder if I could design one?

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