By now you’re probably thinking, “All that crazy girl sews is yellow and gray triangle quilts.” And you would be right… almost. I have been in a weird phase lately, but I’ve also got dozens of quilt ideas swimming around in my head, just waiting to make it out onto my sewing studio floor. The only thing that’s stopping me is time and money. Those silly quilts require a lot of both!
One of the quilts I’ve been aching to make is the strip and flip quilt I found on Cluck Cluck Sew’s blog. She posted a great tutorial, and I had been jonesing to do some sort of strip quilt, so it was a match made in heaven.
This is just the unfinished quilt top, which I made with a Moda jelly roll I picked up at my local quilting store. I’d never sewn from a jelly roll before – they’re expensive (this one cost $41), and I typically only buy fabric on sale, but it saved me from having to cut much of anything, and the entire quilt took me less than two hours to piece. Plus, I love ombre rainbow effect – such a nice change from the muted colors I’ve been addicted to lately.
I picked up a brightly colored backing and am in the process of quilting it right now – I hope to have pictures of the finished quilt up on the blog next week!
This quilt will be going to a special someone at a later date – I’ll tell you more later, but for now, it’s a secret.
Hi Bethe! Thank you so much for your comment. I will be following along on your blog as well. That quilt is awesome by the way!! Katie
Sooooo beautiful, Bethe! You are so talented!
Aww, thanks Alicia!
So beautiful! An excellent project for a rainy day (if we ever get any rain here in central TX). Thank you for sharing!
I know it’s been a long time so this is a long shot, but do you remember the name of the jelly roll? I adore it and if I could find one floating around on ebay or somewhere else online, I would be so excited!
I’m so sorry Michelle – I can’t remember! I think it was Moda…