Here , at last, is my
Bewitching Jolly Bar Meringue Quilt
The Jolly Jabber
This quilt was made with their newest free
shortcut quilt along pattern.
Free PDF Pattern from FQS Here
To make your own version of this quilt
download the pattern on their post today,
watch their video tutorial,
and check out all the quilts in today's quiltalong.
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I wanted to make a Halloween version of this quilt so
I chose to use these fabrics
Bewitching Layer Cake
Grunge Vanilla Stars
Bella Solid Parchment
Bewitching Pumpkin Halloween Lattice for the binding
I cut the 10" squares into two 5" by 10" jolly bar rectangles
and then followed the cutting instructions for the Jolly Bar Meringue quilt blocks
and I used the Creative Grids 9.5 Perfect Rectangles Ruler.
For more info on how I cut and sewed read
My Half Rectangle Triangles Post Here
It has been a late and rainy and gray early fall here,
but the sun has finally come out again.
For my version of the quilt I had fun playing with the basic
For my quilt I played with the 8.5" unfinished meringue blocks
to create the pinwheel effect.
For all the info on how I made this pinwheel variation
of the Jolly Bar Meringue Quilt
or scroll down to my next post.
Here is a basic meringue block.
The pieced back of my quilt featured the basic Meringue Blocks ...
... framed with a gray tonal from my stash.
The quilting is a free form spider web with my heavy duty walking foot.
Bound by my Two Fabric Flanged Machine Binding
I love the way the blocks look like they are twisting and turning in the Autumn breeze.
This was a really fun pattern
and I hope to sew it again soon with different fabrics.
Since this quilt was delayed until now,
I have been playing with the layout I made and created
some Christmasy variations:
Christmas Meringue Swirls
Christmas Meringue Pinwheels
Email me if you need more info on making these variations.
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