Friday, January 1, 2010

Jelly Beans and In Betweens {Pattern}


Jelly Beans and In Betweens
Approx. 60x60

This quilt is made using 64 charm squares and one jelly roll.
2 charm packs (64 charm squares)
1 jelly roll
3/8 yard inner border
1/2 yard binding
3 3/4 yards backing

Create the center blocks by placing two charm squares right sides together. Draw a line diagonally on the back of one of the squares. Stitch 1/2" on each side of the line. Cut on the line and press open. Border 36 of the half square triangles using strips from the jelly roll. Make sure to use contrasting prints for the outside border print. You will need 2 cuts 2 1/2"x 41/2" and 2 cuts 2 1/2"x 8 1/2" for each half square triangle block. Stitch in rows with 6 across and 6 down.

Create the first border by cutting a neutral fabric into 2 1/2" strips. You will need 5 strips to surround the center section.

Cut 56 4 1/2" strips from the remaining jelly roll pieces. Sew strips together lengthwise in sets of two. Use these strip segments and half square triangle segments, alternating every other one to create final border. You will need two rows with 13 segments. The beginning and ending segments on these strips should be the strip segments. The final two rows will have 15 segments with the half square triangles on each end. Remember to ease the pieced borders to fit into the inner border so you don't trim the pieced blocks.

Binding is cut 2 1/4". Quilt and Enjoy!

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19 comments:

  1. thanks for the pattern! I for sure will be doing this one!

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  2. The wait was worth it. Can't wait to do it.
    Thank you.

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  3. Thanks for the pattern and the clue.

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  4. Very cute pattern. Thank you. I can't wait to make it.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  5. I'm a new quilter, but this looks fun and easy enough for me to do...I'll certainly be giving it a try! Thank you so much for the pattern.

    XOXO,

    Cyndi

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  6. Cute & bright pattern. This should be a fun one to try. Thanks so much for sharing & happy holidays!
    Sharen in Tampa, FL, USA

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  7. This is such an easy pattern to make bigger --- and the fabrics are bright and cheerful --- perfect for kids. Thanks.

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  8. what a great, easy quilt. thanks for sharing.

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  9. Thanks so much for the great pattern!

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  10. Thanks so much for the cute pattern - can't wait to make it! Happy holidays!

    Sue
    sashaquilts@centurytel.net

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  11. Lovely pattern - thank you! I LOVE to put m,y quilts just about anywhere in the house too!

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  12. Love the pattern. Thanks. Tried you yesterday in the morning..then couldn't get back til today.
    QuiltinGram

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  13. Thanks to all you that contributed to this fun web exploration.

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