Finish It Up Friday :: School Auction Jelly Roll Quilt
We have many friends with kids at our local charter school so when I was asked about the possibility of donating something for their silent auction fundraiser I really wanted to help.
I searched my stash and found this project that I'd cut the strips for at least 2 years ago. I didn't even include it in my "to sew" post because it hadn't bubbled back up to the surface yet! But I thought this would be a great quilt to donate, good sized at about 52"x64"and colors that would work for Valentine's or Mother's Day if you were so inclined. I used the normal jelly roll quilt method but I featured one print and then matched six solids, plus another for the binding to the colors in the print. This would be a great way to stretch a precious yard! I love solids so I loved the combination.
All was from my stash except for one yard of Kona that I bought for binding - backing was a duvet cover from IKEA (also in my stash). I did some straight line quilting along the lines to keep it simple.
Taking pictures without an assistant can be quite a challenge but I think I did pretty well - tanks to the neighbors for the use of their fence ;-) So the quilt has been washed and delivered and I hope someone is as excited to get it as I was to make it.