Bust Yo Scraps Quilt Along – Fabric Requirements

Y’all Ready For This?

Bust Yo Scraps!

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I am pumped that you guys are quilting along with me! I started making my first quilt with this pattern and it rocks. I’m using a Walk in the Woods Jelly Roll by Aneela Hoey. My sister is pregnant and I won’t know the sex for another month or so but, just in case it’s a girl… :D

I’ve put together fabric requirements for 2 sizes of quilts, baby and lap size. This pattern is VERY precut friendly so if you have a layer cake or jelly roll in your stash wanting to be used here’s your chance! This is also a great way for those of you who don’t have a lot of scraps (yet) to make a scrappy quilt! There’s a lot of variation in the precuts. It’s difficult to give you exact measurements since we are using scraps so I am going to tell you how many of what size pieces of scraps you will need. So, if you have a scrap that is about 10″ x 5″ you can estimate that as (8) 2.5″ squares. Make sense? You don’t have to cut them now but you can if you are super excited!

I added the amount of charms or 10″ squares you will need in case you aren’t using a Moda brand precut (or if you have part of a layer cake or something in your stash). Moda precuts will always have the same amount of precut fabric pieces in them but other manufacturers usually just have 1 of each print of the line. There are also some Etsy sellers who make precuts of lines that don’t normally have them.

Baby/Crib Quilt
finished top dimensions – 40″ x 56″

Background Solid – 1.25 yards

2.5″ square scraps – 284
4.5″ x 2.5″ scraps – 72
- or -
5″ Charms – 107 (3 Moda Charm packs)
- or -
1 Moda Layer Cake (you will use 27 10″ squares)
- or -
1 Moda Jelly Roll (you will use 25 2.5″ x 44/45″ strips)

Lap Size Quilt
finished top dimensions – 56″ x 64″

Background Solid – 2 yards

2.5″ square scraps – 448
4.5″ x 2.5″ scraps – 112
- or -
4 Moda Charm Packs (you will use all 168 5″ squares)
- or -
1 Moda Layer Cake (you will use all 42 10″ squares)
- or -
1 Moda Jelly Roll (you will use all 40 2.5″ x 44/45″ strips)

Please let me know if you have any questions and I will try to answer them as promptly as I can!

AND! To help you on your quest for fabrics, I will be posting scrap packs in my shop all week!

AND! Here’s a 15% off coupon code for you to get what you need!
BUST15
I have lots of solids and precuts in stock as well. Just convo me to get a custom listing!

I will post the tutorials for making the 2 blocks used in this quilt on January 12th so get your fabric together soon!
Happy Scrap sorting!

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10 Responses to Bust Yo Scraps Quilt Along – Fabric Requirements

  1. Pingback: Bust Yo Scraps Quilt Along! | justabitfrayed

  2. Sequana says:

    I’m glad to have this info a little early so I can have more time to sort. It’s just amazing how many scraps I have in one drawer. They do really breed when we’re not watching, don’t they?

  3. Jacey says:

    It’s awesome of you to share a coupon! I’m not sure what I’ll use yet, and I don’t know that I’ll get started in an orderly fashion, but definitely excited to start scheming!

  4. Meg says:

    Excellent–thanks for the cutting info, Brenda. I’ll be digging into my scraps this week–call me weird, but I find it very soothing!

  5. Dana says:

    phew! Just finished all my cutting, will add a pic to flickr tomorrow. count me in!

  6. Kim says:

    I just discovered you and really want to get in on this, so I’d better make time soon to get at my mountains of not-so-organized scraps.

  7. KatieQ says:

    I love it. Gotta start looking through my scraps to be ready.

  8. I like the design of this quilt it is quite nice. My wife is prego with a girl which is why I got into quilting in the first place (been doing this 1 month now). Will consider this for my next quilt for her.

  9. nicke says:

    ok, i am in for sure. now to start cutting the scraps.

  10. Janette says:

    I have a Plume jelly roll which will be perfect for the quilt along. Can’t wait to start cutting.

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