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Easy Beginner Jelly Roll Quilt Tutorial

Easy Beginner Jelly Roll Quilt Tutorial

Thank you so much for sharing!

Hi Everyone!

Today is a fun tutorial!  This is a super easy jelly roll quilt… like a great first quilt top tutorial type of project.  All you need is a jelly roll pre-cut, some coordinating thread and a sewing machine!


Here are some of my favorite options for jelly rolls.  Pick an ombre solid pattern or a bold fabric combo because the construction is so simple, that will really make it pop!

I chose an Amy Butler jelly roll because I love how colorful and patterned her designs are.  The great thing about a jelly roll quilt is that you can use the whole line of fabric!


I often get asked what sewing machine I have… here it is and I love it ;).

Jelly Roll Quilt Written Instructions:

*This instructions were so simple, I didn’t end up doing a pdf download for it, but if you would prefer that, let me know.

1.Unroll jelly roll and arrange how you would like for it to look, or just place in a pile to grab randomly.

2.Place right sides together and sew 2 strips together lengthwise using a 1/4 inch seam allowance.

3.Grab the next strip and placing right sides together, sew in the opposite direction of the previous strip.

4.Continue until all rows have been sewn.

5.Press. Press seam open, or to 1 side based on your preference.

6. Fold in half “hamburger style” and then again so that you can trim the uneven edges.  Do your best, but if it’s not perfect, don’t keep trimming because you can adjust later after the quilting step. Not bad right?

Hope you liked this quick jelly roll quilt tutorial!

If you love quilting tips, I invite you to check out my FREE mini course, called 5 Days to Better Quilting!  I am getting so much great feedback, but you can click HERE and see for yourself!



The fabric I used is from Amy Butler, collection titled Hapi.


Here is the full video tutorial!


Wednesday 30th of November 2016

i love the jelly roll,i tryed it ,i cant seem to get it even one side is 30 the other27 ,what do you suggest?


Monday 17th of October 2016

I really liked this tutorial and am going to buy a jelly roll when I done with this. I love sewing and I've done a bit of quilting but this looks like FUN.


Sunday 11th of September 2016

What are the deminsions on the quilt? Is it only 40" wide?


Friday 9th of September 2016

I don't even own a sewing machine but I love the art of quilting and you make it look so easy.


Tuesday 6th of September 2016

not sure how to leave comments on y tube ,,,, so your most recent on fabric haul , i liked it . great job on showing the fabric line. i love seing what is new out there and am learning all about pre cuts yes good job.

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