If you need a quick quilt for a gift, I can readily suggest this design!
Here is the sample for the April Jelly Roll Party at Ruth's Stitchery. I tried two different layouts -- which do you like better?
I like "rainbow" layouts, so I tried this layout with the colors moving from the off-white background to the red:
But I decided the uneven numbers of each color would bother me, so I went with the random layout:
The pattern is "Gemini" from Villa Rosa Designs. The fabric is "Mon Ami" by BasicGrey for Moda. I chose this fabric because of the raindrops in one of the prints -- April showers, you know! I love the "grunge" semi-solids from BasicGrey, they add so much texture to the background. I'm planning straight-line quilting for this modern design. It will finish at 52" X 65" throw size.
Super-quick to sew up -- I had the pieces already cut, and it took only the better part of one day to stitch! I'll be using this pattern again for a baby quilt, or a 12th birthday quilt.
The fourth Jelly Roll sample quilt for 2016 finished already. Hooray!
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