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Jelly Strip Stash Buster Quilt and Tutorial

Jelly Strip Stash Buster Quilt Tutorial

Thank you for all of your great responses to my last Quilting on a Budget post!   It is good motivation for me try to save some money and use what I have…so I don’t feel guilty buying some of the new cute lines coming out this year!  😉

Ashley posted this fabulous tutorial called two by four  last year and I’ve been itching to use it, but the blocks are bigger than I needed and I wanted to use my leftover jelly roll strips.  Her tutorial uses fat quarters and makes a great bed quilt size since the blocks are big!  

Jelly Strip Stash Buster Quilt Tutorial

So this is basically a jelly roll strip version of Ashley’s tutorial, posted with her permission.  Instead of writing out a fancy tutorial I took pictures…so this is the quick version.  

Finished Quilt Size:  56″ x 63″ , or 56″ x 64″ if laying the blocks on their side (see bottom of post)

Finished Block size: 7″ x 8″

Material Requirements:  63 strips 2 1/2″ x width of fabric, or 64 strips if laying the blocks on their side. 1 strip = 1 block

I made 63 blocks and laid them out like this, 9 rows and 7 blocks in each row, 63 blocks, 56″ x 63″: 

Jelly Strip Stash Buster Quilt

Or you can set the blocks the other way and do 8 rows of 8 blocks each, 64 blocks, 56″ x 64″: 

Jelly Strip Stash Buster Quilt

You can rotate the blocks so that the seams nest if you’re really a go-getter.  🙂  

Jelly Strip Stash Buster Quilt

 I feel like I’m missing something (don’t you hate that feeling?) so if you see something I missed stick it in the comments below and I’ll answer it there.  Happy stash/scrap busting! 

Jelly Strip Stash Buster Quilt Tutorial

 

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