The Joy of Jelly Rolls: A Complete Guide to Quilting and Sewing Using Jelly Rolls

The Joy of Jelly Rolls: A Complete Guide to Quilting and Sewing Using Jelly Rolls

By: Carolyn Forster (author)Paperback

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This redesigned collection of three of Carolyn Forster's bestselling books -Twenty to Make: Jelly Roll Scraps, Sew Jelly Roll Quilts & Gifts and Little Quilts & Gifts from Jelly Roll Scraps - is ideal for any quilter wanting to bust their Jelly Roll stash with 44 gorgeous gift projects and 24 quilts. The quilts section is guaranteed to whet your appetite: there are 24 stunning quilts to choose from in a variety of sizes and styles, made using different techniques and quilting patterns. Choose from simple 'brick wall' and 'log cabin' designs, or create patchworks from diamonds, hexagons, tumblers and squares. There is a mix of hand and machine quilting, and full instructions are given for backing, binding and finishing your quilts. The gifts section contains 44 items to choose from - enough to bust any stash! Choose from cheery home items such as coasters, bags, pillows and toys, or select decorative items such as bunting, a wreath or some scented hanging birds. All the techniques needed are clearly explained step by step, and all the required templates are given at the back of the book.

About Author

Carolyn Forster started making quilts when she was a teenager and went on to study Textiles at the University of Bath. Since graduating, she has taught patchwork and quilting both in the UK and the USA and has had her quilts featured in a number of books and magazines, including Fabrications, Popular Patchwork and Patchwork and Quilting. Carolyn lives in Tunbridge Wells, UK with her husband and son. Visit her website


Introduction 8 What is a Jelly Roll? 10 Fabrics & threads 12 Basic sewing equipment 14 Cutting fabric 16 Layering & tacking/basting 29 Quilting 32 Binding 38 Displaying quilts 44 JELLY ROLL GIFTS Patchwork Dog 48 Dolly 50 Covered Folder 53 Bookmark and Book Cover 56 Drawstring Bag 58 Manx Log-cabin Mat 60 Olly the Octopus 63 Mini Bunting 66 Hanging Fish 68 Hexagon Pillow 70 Flower-power Coasters 73 Flower Hair Snap 76 Stacked Pincushions 78 Spring Door Wreath 80 Coffee and Tea Coasters 83 Hair Scrunchy 86 Patchwork Placemat 88 Plastic Bag Dispenser 90 Flower Tablecloth 92 Russian Dolls 94 Berries Table Mat 96 Needle Book 98 Button Pillow 100 Zipped Pouch 102 Tiny Bag 104 Lavender Ravioli 106 Tissue Pouch 108 Cut Diamond Pincushions 110 Sunshine Pot Mat 112 Doorstop 114 Tabby Cat Pillow 128 Beach Hut Key Fobs 130 Nine-patch Biscornu 133 Hot-water Bottle Cover 136 Bluebirds 139 Coin Pouch 142 Crochet Hook Roll 144 Tablet Case 147 Thread Pot 150 JELLY ROLL QUILTS Hexagon Flowers 154 Flower Garden 156 Wonky Stacked Coins 160 Woven Dreams 162 Zigzag Diamonds 166 Sunny Days 168 Bordered Garden 172 Log-cabin 174 Ripples 178 Soft and Faded Vintage 182 Spring Brick Wall 186 Sewing Spools 188 Hidden Crosses 192 Ohio Star 194 Framed Four-patch Medallion 198 Tea Time Treat 200 Sawtooth Medallion Star 204 Double Nine-patch 216 Sweet Sixteen 218 Hourglass 222 Sampler 226 Templates 230 Glossary 238 Index 239

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781782214700
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781782214700
  • ISBN10: 1782214704

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