Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Jelly Roll Princess

At the shop, I have become known as the Jelly Roll Princess because I am generally the one rolling up the jelly rolls for upcoming shows and sale in the shop. I don’t mind it because I enjoy it more than cutting or folding fat quarters. When the rolls need to be made, I usually go to the shop and have stacks of 8.5” strips of fabric laid out in the order that they want them. I run the strips through the AccuCut machine to get the 2.5” strips and make sure that I keep the strips in order. I can usually listen to a book on CD when I am doing this.

For the last run, I started out with fruit and vegetable fabrics and I ‘audited’ a wallet class while I ran them through the AccuCut. By audit, I mean that I had wanted to take the class, but getting paid to listen to the class was a little better so I did that. Then, I packed the strips up and took them home to make the rolls.

I started with this at my house.

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And I ended up with these.

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I think that they look really cool! I wonder if many sold...

I had to roll more at the last Drive in and Sew, but it makes time pass and I can chat while I roll them. No pictures of those rolls though.

4 comments:

Kelly Ann said...

We have a jelly roll queen and she even has three crowns lovingly supplied by our customers.

BitnByAQuiltingBug said...

They look so cute!

Ted and Donna said...

You have your mother's smile!

Piwacket said...

Aren't they pretty!