This is my first Friday Finish post as well as the inaugural post of my new blog!
I completed my first jelly-roll race with Kaffe Fassett fabric, although this photo does not do justice to the richness and variety of colors and patterns, as all of you know. To make a top with my jelly roll, I used the fun tutorial by Missouri Quilt Company. I still laugh when I think that the title of the tutorial was something about making this in an hour! Ha! It probably took me three-plus hours to finish my first race.
I have several fabrics (on the left) that I am auditioning for the borders and the binding. The fabric at upper right is going to become part of the backing, with leftovers from the other fabrics.
In my (maniacal) daily effort to read EVERY quilt blog in existence, today I found another quilter’s jelly-roll quilt, and I really liked what she did: She had cut the horizontal jelly strips off-center and vertically two times and then inserted a jelly-roll width of a complimentary color. Of course, I tried to find this post again when I started writing, but I could not locate it, so I cannot post a link to show her work and what I intend to do next. (Thank you, Whoever-You-Are.)
I am now going to try to link to Confessions of a Fabric Addict. There is such a steep learning curve in creating a blog! I’m thrilled that I managed to put photos into this post and the link to the Missouri Quilt tutorial!