All About Jelly Roll Race Quilts And 15 Easy Patterns To Try

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I love talking about beginner-friendly quilt patterns, and today, I’m super excited to take you with me on a deep dive into jelly roll race quilts. 

This quilt pattern is a fantastic first-time quilt project, plus they’re super fun to make!

Let’s discuss what makes a jelly roll race quilt pattern unique and how to make a jelly roll strip quilt. 

Then we’ll check out 15 excellent examples to show you what this fun and easy quilt pattern is capable of with the right fabric selection and a little creativity. 

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17 Stunning Quilted Wall Hanging Patterns You Must Try

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If you asked people where they think a quilt should go, most would say, “On a bed,” or maybe, “In a grandma’s house.”

Most folks don’t think about quilts being anywhere except on a bed to keep you warm during those cold winter months.

But have you considered all the other places you can find quilts or quilted items?

Today, fellow quilters, I’m sharing another excellent way to show off your quilting creativity — without having to make a massive, king-sized quilt.

The perfect way to “show off” your craft is with a wall quilt!

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How To Use A Quilter’s Color Wheel And 7 Excellent Color Wheels For Quilters to Consider

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When choosing colors for a quilt, it can be confusing and overwhelming to figure out which colors go great with each other. 

A nifty tool that has been around for centuries has made its way into the quilting community: the color wheel.

Using a color wheel for quilting might seem strange initially, but after reading this post, you will have an excellent grasp of choosing the right shades, tones, and fabric hues for your next quilt project. 

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17 Simple And Stunning Big Block Quilt Patterns For Beginners

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If you are a beginner quilter who loves modern quilt patterns, this post is definitely for you. 

Today, let’s turn our focus to the beautiful world of large block quilts

We’ll look at what defines a big block quilt, how to make one, and check out 17 fabulous big block quilt ideas. 

I hope you’re ready to be amazed by what quilters have figured out they can do with some gorgeous fabric and a modern flare. 

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9 Of The Best Self-healing Cutting Mats for Quilters

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One of the most utilized tools in the quilters workspace aside from the rotary cutter is the cutting mat.

A quality cutting mat will not only provide a sturdy cutting surface but also self-heal in the process. The composition of the mat should not dull your rotary blade.

Although mats come in a variety of sizes, a new quilter will want to purchase an 18″x 24″ mat to get them started. This size is easily portable for classes and retreats.

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9 Best Quilting Ironing Boards For 2022

Best Ironing Boards for Quilters

If you’re a quilter, you’re going to need a good quilting ironing board. And no, that skinny, wobbly board you’ve had for twenty years won’t do the trick.

You’ll need something that works for a large swath of fabric and a heavy finished quilt — something that doesn’t tip over or cause you to trip over yards of material as you’re trying to iron.

Fortunately, there are ironing boards made just for your quilting projects, so don’t skimp on this important piece of equipment.

If you want a quality, beautiful finished product (and we know you do), invest in an ironing board that makes the job easier and safer.

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