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Finally finished two quilts!

Created in this Craftsy class

Magical Jelly Roll Quilts taught by Kimberly Einmo

Create sophisticated quilts with easy-to-use precuts. Best-selling author Kimberly Einmo shares piecing, appliqué and machine-quilting techniques!

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Whimsical, Traditional, Casual
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What materials did you use? Jelly roll, charm pack, fat quarter and coordinating yardage, thread, low loft batting.

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What are you most proud of? After goofing with my first attempt I bought different background fabric and made another quilt that came out great! And.. I finally finished both tops helping me to reach my goal of finishing things in the works BEFORE beginning more new projects.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Try several layouts. This block is very versatile and you can achieve a lot of different looks. I also like the border on the 1st quilt. Unfortunately I didn't have enough fabric to put one on the 2nd. Sew a practice block and square it up before going all out. Had I done this I would have caught the problem with my 1st quilt up front. In the long run it doesn't matter. I now have two quilts which would make a nice gift for twins!

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Wow! these are fantastic and I love your fabric choice:) I am making a Jacob's ladder quilt too, there are so many designs to choose from with this versatile block. Very inspiring

04/23/2013 Flag

Thanks Desna! We're an inspiration to each other :D

04/24/2013 Flag

Love the colours... then on closer inspection I see I used a charm pack of the same fabrics in my first quilt! Like the greens, very nice.

05/19/2013 Flag

Thanks nalaha3! These were a couple of my earliest quilts. I used jelly roll strips, charm squares, and yardage for the yellow solids. The green backing was "matching" fabric available when I bought the pre-cuts. I really like the colors a lot. Thx again :D

08/03/2013 Flag

Beautiful choice of fabrics and colors. Quilting is great! Fabulous job!!!!

08/02/2013 Flag

Thanks Linseylou! I really enjoyed learning this block. There are so many ways to change up the pattern!

08/03/2013 Flag

Jean, they are both adorable! Thanks for the tips.

08/05/2013 Flag

Thank you Barbism!

08/06/2013 Flag

Definitely feeling inspired to try out this class.

06/30/2014 Flag

Oh please do Brandi! It's a lot of fun and I learned so many useful tips. Kimberly is a fantastic teacher too!

07/02/2014 Flag