What Can You Cut From Jelly Roll Strips?

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Jelly roll strips, those pre-cut 2 1/2″ strips of fabric, are so handy. They can save a lot of time and many quilt patterns have been developed to take advantage of them.





Plus, a roll of forty 42-45″ strips is color coordinated, saving you time and uncertainty in fabric selection.

Learn more about jelly roll strips and find free quilt patterns featuring them here.

Boundless Dutch Garden Jelly Roll

Boundless Dutch Garden Jelly Roll.

You’ve probably seen many quilts featuring the strips, but you may be less aware that the strips can also be cut up into other shapes. Two and a half inch squares are an obvious choice, but triangles can also be cut from them.

Boundless Blenders Ombre Sunset Jelly Roll

Boundless Blenders Ombre Sunset Jelly Roll.

The following chart from allpeoplequilt.com shows you how many squares and triangles you can cut from a jelly roll. This is handy to have on hand when you want to make a project from a favorite jelly roll that doesn’t necessarily require strips.

Boundless Batiks Lavender Fields Jelly Roll

Boundless Batiks Lavender Fields Jelly Roll.

Also included is a chart of how many squares of various sizes you can cut from other common pre-cuts. Charms squares (5″), layer cakes squares (10″), fat eighths and fat quarters are included.

Click here to download the free “Precut Cutting Chart”.

If you’re having trouble downloading the chart PDF click here.

Image Source: the photo at the top of the page is of the Lily & Loom Strawberry Fizz Jelly Roll.

 

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