Create an Easy and Striking Quilt with a Jelly Roll
October 16, 2018 |
| Quilt Ideas
It’s Easy Enough for Beginners!
Choose a beautiful jelly roll (pack of 2 1/2″ strips) and pair it with a background for this stunning quilt. Batiks in deep colors are especially striking, although it will be fun to play with other combinations.
Emphasize the zig zag design by choosing low-contrast strips, such as batiks. More contrasty prints will be interesting too, but could produce zig zags that seem less solid.
Of course, the quilt will be wonderful in whatever colors you wish to emphasize. The background can be white, as shown here, a soft hue or even black or charcoal. Choose what works best with your jelly roll.
The finished quilt, designed by Freemotion by the River, is 51″ x 63″.
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