Hi everyone! I’ve had a ton of requests for a Jelly Roll Rug tutorial and so I’ve partnered with Roma Quilts to bring you this fun and easy tutorial along with my tips for sewing the Jelly Roll Rug!

Watch my Jelly Roll Rug Tutorial here!

I used 1 Full Jelly Roll and the finished size was approx. 29″ x 44″. But you can use more or less strips depending on what size you want your rug! This pattern is super customizable 🙂

Supplies:

My Sewing Machines:

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I hope those tips help and I would love to see your projects! If you post them on social media make sure to tag Roma Quilts and myself on Instagram so we can see what you’ve made!

Note: I’ve had so many questions about the quilt on the wall behind me! The barn blocks are from Lori Holt’s Farm Girl Vintage book, and the baby pig, cow, and cat blocks are Lori Holt as well and can be purchased from Fat Quarter Shop.

60 Comments

  1. I am having problems with turning the ends; no matter what I do it would seem that the seamed edges wind up facing the wrong way…is that what is suppose to happen?
    Help!

    Elizabeth Ann
    1. You have to try and keep the tension even when adding the new strip. If it’s too loose you’ll get wavy edges, if it’s too tight you’ll get a bowl shape. It also helps if you pull it off the machine every few rows and press, then let lay flat to cool before moving on.

      erica
  2. Looking to make the jelly roll rug smaller approximately 22 x 32
    Can you advise how many strips I would need and if I should cut them in half so I will have a variety

    Paula magnani
  3. I know this is a super old post but I only just found your you tube video. In the video you make a point of saying to keep a soft side and a sewn side together. Not two soft or two sewn. The only way to do this throughout would be to twist your fabric. Do I have to keep the soft against the sewn throughout it is it only the first few rows at the start?

    Kristen
    1. I fold the first row in half to get started since the first curve is so tight. That allows me to keep the sides with the folded edge out. But no, you won’t be twinning your fabric as you go, you want to keep it straight the whole way.

      erica
  4. Please advise me of the jelly roll used in the finished rug you showed at the beginning, not the one you used to demonstrate. Your tutorial was spot-on, I love your teaching style!

    Carolyn

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