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Jelly Roll Quilt Race...found my roll!

Old 01-16-2012, 07:33 PM
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Default Jelly Roll Quilt Race...found my roll!

So I saw the video of the race where you sew all 42 strips into one LONG strip, fold, sew, cut, fold, cut, sew...etc. I found it interesting so I decided I wanted to try this and make quilts for my DD's teachers at Mother's Day Out. Well I found the jelly roll I wanted, Chrysalis Jelly Roll by Sanae for Moda, but being that jelly rolls are kinda high (~$30/ea with 42 strips), I was waiting until the next paycheck...BUT I found a store in TN that had the jelly roll for their Deal of the Day! I got 2 rolls for $40, shipping and tax included! That is still high but I saved at least $20.

Just excited and hope the store is reliable...I found the store via Moda's store finder.
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:06 PM
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Keep us posted on your progress......sounds like fun
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:11 PM
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Can't wait to see your quilt!
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:18 PM
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be sure to start with a full bobbin! LOL
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:23 PM
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don't forget to cut off the first 18 inches!
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Old 01-16-2012, 11:27 PM
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Originally Posted by erstan947 View Post
Keep us posted on your progress......sounds like fun
I get tangled trying to sew two pieces together. I'd never manage a whole jelly roll full in one strip----------I'd be crying or cussing. Just me-----------and being unorganized, I think.

But I love the idea for the quilt.
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Old 01-17-2012, 01:09 AM
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Well done for getting your bargains. Good luck with the quilt. Bet you enjoy it too.
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Old 01-17-2012, 02:13 AM
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You got a great deal with the jelly rolls...that comes out to less than $7 yard, and it's cut for you!
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Old 01-17-2012, 04:38 AM
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Sometimes it's a race to find the right Jelly Roll!!
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Old 01-17-2012, 05:06 AM
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Have fun! Our guild is going to try that challenge one sew day.
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