Jelly Rolls - Sweet Strips of Happiness
I just returned from the NJ Quilt Festival in
Somerset, NJ. Jelly rolls were everywhere. Almost every vendor booth had some type of Jelly Rolls to sell, big rolls, little rolls, medium rolls. I think they have become almost as common as the fat quarters.
Do you use Jelly Rolls or Strip Sets in your quilt making? Do you enjoy piecing them together
and then cutting them apart and sewing them into block for finished
Yesterday morning as I was eating my breakfast I did my usual routine of checking both my Facebook and email accounts. I noticed I had alot more new emails than normal and some of them were marked "URGENT!!!". As it turns out, there was an urgent call to arms in my modern quilt guild for help to complete a special project with a fairly short deadline.
Now, I recently have found myself rather stagnant in the quilting department. Part of this is due to the fact that my
I'm co-chair of my guild's charity committee and spend quite a bit of time putting together quilt top kits with donated fabric. I love doing this, but am getting to the point of total brain freeze when trying to come up with new, easy but fun quilt top patterns to keep the ladies interested.
Do any of you have a favorite pattern you like to do for a quick and easy quilt top? I have EQ7, so pictures would be as welcome as links.
Thank you in advance!
I went to an "open sew" yesterday with several of my guild friends...we had a wonderful day of quilting fellowship! I tried to explain to my husband why I would want to lug all my stuff to the library to sew with the ladies, when I could just go to the basement and sew. How do you explain the energy, creativity, inspiration and overall quilting fellowship that happens when we ladies get together for quilting... I saw some things going on there that I didn't even think possible. One