Today’s job is to complete the Mystery sponsored by Cindy Carter at Quilt Patterns from
You can see lots of finished tops that used the suggested jellyroll at this link:
I especially liked the one there that used Hawaiian prints and the turquoise one that used a jellyroll (most there did use a jellyroll). They turned out great.
But, since jellyrolls are 2 ½ inches wide - and I cut all of my quilt bindings 2 ½ inches wide – and I have lots of binding scraps - and I didn’t happen to have any jellyrolls on hand – whew! – I just used scraps to make up my Mystery quilt. The instructions specified to use a single light or dark for the background, so I used all of my light binding scraps for that. And then I used dark binding scraps where it specified to use the jellyroll. This is what I have so far:
I don't think a little girl would mind having a scrappy Dora the Exporer peeking out at her. You’ll notice that I am also going to use simple borders instead of the checkerboard called for. I guess I’ll just have to claim poetic license! I hope to be done with this one and one that is waiting to be quilted today … maybe ...