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45 Free Jelly Roll Quilt Patterns + New Jelly Roll Quilts

Can't get enough of precut quilt patterns? Then this list of our favorite jelly roll quilt patterns is perfect for you!


Updated February 28, 2017
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Free Jelly Roll Quilt Patterns  New Jelly Roll Quilts

If you've ever succumbed to the temptation of a jelly roll (the fabric kind!), you're probably in need of some creative jelly roll quilt ideas to use up all those 2-1/2" strips! You'll find tons of projects you haven't thought of yet in this collection of 45+ Free Jelly Roll Quilt Patterns. Aside from the classic jelly roll quilts you're probably more familiar with, you'll find unusual patterns like a striped jumper, a unique basketweave throw, and more! We've also included plenty of jelly roll quilt patterns for Christmas, since we don't want those holiday jelly rolls to go to waste either! The best thing about the super fast jelly roll quilts in this collection is that you eliminate most of the time spent measuring and cutting for a regular quilt.

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Which of these precuts do you prefer to quilt with: Jelly Rolls, Charm Packs, Layer Cakes, or Fat Quarter Bundles?

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There are some awesome ideas and patterns here! Since I have never been able to buy pre-cuts, I don't have a favorite, but I think they'd all be fun in their own ways. I think I've seen the most patterns for the jelly rolls.

Jelly rolls for sure! I like how they can be rearranged to make patterns. Plus, you don't have to cut them up as much as you do with fat quarters. I do like fat quarters for non-quilting projects though.

Jelly rolls are great. I want to make more with those. Normally I use fat quarter bundles.

I love charm packs and jelly rolls the best! And those mini charms are addictive!

I love jelly rolls!! I love the interplay of colors within a line and knowing that they all coordinate! Followed closely by charm squares, as attested to by the quantity of them in my stash!

I love charm squares but am not fussy as it is a process and a rewarding one each and every time I make a quilt. I just love to make quilts for any and all occasions and my main goal is this year is for charity quilts.

I use charm squares the most, but also jelly rolls, layer cakes fat quarters. I just finished Desert Sky PP with fat qtrs, a baby quilt with charms am cutting out another baby quilt with a jelly roll. I LOVE PRECUTS!

I have used them all. and I like all of them as they are already cut for me. My next choice is fabric by the yard - which I really, really like as there is more choices. I LOVE FABRIC

I have used several jelly rolls and only recently a couple of layer cakes...since I am a "new" quilter, I'm trying them ALL! LOL!!

I prefer fat quarters, jelly rolls are nice but I have more versatility with fat quarters

My favorite products I love to see with is jelly rolls. I have sewn with them all but it seem to me is jelly rolls give me more of a variety of pattern to choose from. Plus the squares made from jelly rolls, using strip sets turn out to look more complicated than what they are. It makes me look more like a well seasoned quilter than what I am. I would say I'm a confidendt quilter.

I have used them all but the jelly rolls---as I have cut my own for any of the quilts that call for 2.5 inch strips. I have at least 4-5 jelly roll sets but just haven't found the right quilt to use them yet.

I like them all, and lately it has been jelly rolls

No preference. I use them all. Depends on the pattern I'm making at the time

Luv jelly rolls...so fast easy to whip up from table runners to quilts

I've used them all but fat quarters are my favorite.

Nicest thing to work with when I need a low stress project to do!!

I love to work with jelly rolls. They are sooo versatile and soooo convenient!!

I really like working with fat quarters but, the layer cakes are okay, too. Helping my granddaughters quilt as beginners, the larger pieces were easier to manage.

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I have used the jelly rolls and love them. I have also tried the charm packs and a few fat quarters but need more patterns for them.

I love them all but the most affordable option for me is charm packs! Thanks

I like the jelly roll packs and the fat quarter bundles, the charm packs

i love the jelly roll packs and also the fat quarters. so many things to make

I like the log cabin pattern, because you can assemble it in so many ways

My favorite is Jelly Rolls. There are sooooo many patterns available for them. The variety never ends.

I haven't tried the jelly rolls yet but my favorite is the charm packs!!! Almost no cutting needed !!!

I am a new quilter. Have used fat quarters, yardage and 10" squares. But have "started" my stash with jelly rolls and charm packs. Looking forward to using my jelly rolls!

I have not had a lot of experience with jelly rolls, but I do use the charm packs quite often. Projects work up so much faster when I do not have to do all that cutting.

I love the Jelly Rolls - I use them to make quilts and purses and other projects that come along. They are great for making Charity quilts too.

I like to use charm packs.

I like the ease of charm packs.

Charm packs

I love working with all of them, especially jelly rolls for a fast and colouful quilt but I think layer cakes are my favourite right now.

I like fat quarters becase they are versatile enough to be cut into different size squares or rectangles or even left whole to be used for larger projects. -)

I love fat quarter bundles because there are so many projects I can use them for

I have bought the jelly rolls but have never had the core yet to try making anything! I usually use big block patterns only! I have used the charm packs a couple times, and love the convenience of the squares already cut.

Jelly roll quilts are fast. I also like working with charms as they make a quick quilt as well.

I Love Jelly roll Quilt they are fast and the colors are fun to work with.

I can't seem to find the 24 free jelly roll quilts. Everything I click on goes to the same page, or doesn't let me click on it.

Hi, Jdiestel! Hmmm. I'm not sure I understand the problem you're experiencing. These links will each send you to a different tutorial on FaveQuilts. For example, if you click on "Raggedy Basketweave Quilt," it will take you to the tutorial for that quilt. If that's not happening, please contact our customer service with details of the issue and we'll do our best to help you figure it out!

I used this basic idea and then added a few twists to fit my likes. I added a column of solid between each row of braid and border. Also broke it up by putting a crosswise strip about 2/3 way down. It turned out great.

HELP! How do I print some of the Free Jelly Roll Patterns? I have lots of left-overs and the projects look great!

JESTGR8, You can save them here as stated by EditorNT or you make a new folder in documents on your computer and save it to there. You need to be logged in to save to your folder here. It says Save Project and is just above the main photo. Don't forget to check out the different categories on the left hand side of the page. Happy quilting.

This might be a little late, but here goes: I found a shortcut to print things. Try Control Shift P. Then you get a page saying a bunch of stuff including from page... to page... I found out you get all the comments if you just hit Print ALL...so now I estimate page 1 of 3 or maybe just page 1-2. You can delete what's there and tyype in whatever pages you want. If you need another page,, you can always add "page 4-4" Hope this helps.

I'm looking for instructions on how to make the Jelly Roll Quilt (the one they use in races) that would come out 60 x 90 or close to it. Can anyone help.

Type in missouri quilts on u tube...there are videos there for this that make it very easy!

Please, I need general directions for a jellyroll. not patters just general derections on how to piece strips together.

I can't make folders to put my projects into. I don't understand what to do. debra@cnysewer@gmail.com

Hi cnysewer, if you look to the right side of the page, there is something called "My Quilt Basket." You can save your patterns there. Hope this helps!

loved the hexy idea and yes the explanation was weird but it sure made sense in the end. Can hardly wait to try this!!

Where do I find the "hexy idea"? I've been wanted to try something in hexagons, so hope this is the answer to prayer. Thank you


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