Fat Quarter Shop Quilt Along · The Smitten Chicken

Jolly Bar 3 Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop- Block 2

Hi! It’s the second week of the Jolly Bar 3 quilt along with Fat Quarter Shop! If you missed my first post, you can check it out here. The cutting instructions for the second block- Homecoming were posted on the Fat Quarter shop website. You will need the Jolly Bar Volume 3 book for the pattern.

Jolly Bar QAL

To make this project you will need your favorite jolly bar (or layer cake) and some background fabric. I am using a Cider layer cake by Basic Grey for Moda. I absolutely love this line! It is the perfect Fall colors.

Homecoming blocks

Don’t tell any of the other blocks, but this one is my favorite! I love a good house block and this one does not disappoint! I am changing the layout from a table runner to a table topper! So I made the houses symmetrical by switching the door placement. I am stitching these up with my favorite Aurifil thread. I use 2021 since it matches with everything. And 50 wt. is great for piecing and quilting!

The Pressing Dream Team

I think the tops of these houses turned out so cute! I couldn’t complete them without what I call the pressing dream team! I use my pink mini Oliso iron to press. Then I place my Riley Blake Designs clapper on top. My blocks are so flat!

Homecoming Block

This coral floral is so cute! I am also using Vanilla Grunge as the background for this table topper. I love a good grunge fabric. They add a little bit of texture to a mostly solid fabric.

Jolly Bar 3 QAL

My Homecoming blocks are done and I love them! These little houses will look so cute in my table topper.

Fat Quarter Shop Daily Flash Sale

Thanks for following along today! If you would like to see more of what I am up to, you can follow me on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and subscribe to my new YouTube channel.

Chirp Out!

Jen

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