Thursday, April 11, 2013

Jelly Roll Jewels - A New Quilt Begining Grows from April Showers

A New Quilt Begins

:) I am having sew much fun today :)
In the April Showers Blog Hop


was featured in the Top 3 of the Day.
This is a great honor. 
There are so many amazing mug rug creations today ...

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Even though we have been having real April Rain off and on since last night, I am having a lovely day reading comments, emails, visiting the other bloggers and sharing ideas ...
and more sewing!!
I decided to play some more with the
Click the above link for Jaybird Quilts Cutting Tutorial

I have had these two pretty jelly rolls in my stash for some time.
Jewel colors for a jewel shaped quilt.
By a reader's request ... 

Here is how I cut the small jewel center with the Hex n More ruler
From a 2.5 inch strip
1st cut 
2nd cut
3rd cut
I save all these small scraps!
The small triangle on the right is the same size
as the smallest triangle shape on the ruler
Two blocks done!
I will post a tutorial for this block soon.
Busy day in the Scrapatch today.
Thanks to all who have visited and left kind comments
I will be reading and responding to everyone soon.
All comments on this blog post
and the next two blog posts will be
entered in my
April Showers Fat Quarter Giveaway
Two winners will be drawn randomly.
Winners will be announced and emailed on April 19th.
Complete Details HERE


  1. oh reallllly love it :) great idea! :)

  2. It`s just gorgeous mug rag and design!

  3. Love the colors in these jelly rolls! Thanks for sharing the how to's.

  4. I love the different shape for your mugrug. Beautiful.

  5. You certainly are having FUN and it SHOWS!!! Thanks for sharing your Delightful Drip! :)

  6. Beautiful. Love it.
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  7. I love it you are one creative lady. I always look forward to your blog.

  8. I love it you are one creative lady. I always look forward to your blog.

  9. Cute mug rug! And I LOVE the colors in those jelly rolls...

  10. Yet another beautiful mug rug. Great colors. Thanks for the tutorials.

  11. Lovely rug. Love that you chose a different shape.

  12. Your rain drop is so pretty! What a great method of making a mug rug! Great job!

  13. Thanks for sharing how you made your mug rug. Looks like a jelly roll is perfect for this. They look so pretty!

    Thank you for a chance to win.


  14. I love this shape! and I love the colours you used today!

  15. Beautiful colours and an inspired shape, can't wait to see the whole quilt

  16. These blocks are adorable Pat! And yes, similar to what I am doing with the hexes :)

  17. Sweet mug rug! I love the raindrop and the song you picked:)

  18. I am so glad your rug made it into the top 3. I LOVE it. Such a great shape. I would Love to make one.

  19. I am amazed by the creativity-very pretty mug rug.

  20. The colors in your mug rug post are outstanding!

  21. Awesome thank you for the tutorial..

  22. This giveaway is now closed.

    Thanks sew much to everyone who stopped by and left some many kind comments. Each and every one is much appreciated. Looking forward to the next hop!

    Winner will be announced soon.

    Best of Luck! ... :) Pat


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