blue and white scrappy strips baby quilt with title.

Scrappy Strips Baby Quilt

This quilt is a great stash-buster. It came together super-easily and used up a lot of random pieces that I had.

The method was similar to a jelly roll race quilt, but I didn’t use 2-1/2″ strips.

scrappy strips baby quilt.

I took a bunch of 3″ wide strips of all different lengths. I took a variety of whites and blues with a few random greens thrown in.

The finished size is approximately 48″ x 30″.

close up of scrappy pieces in strips baby quilt.

I sewed them together to make one really long strip. Then I cut the strip in half and stitched those two pieces together.

Then repeated until I got the size I wanted.

decorative stitch quilting on scrappy strips baby quilt.

Due to the piecing method, the placement of the pieces is totally random.

The quilting is fun. I stitched straight vertical lines with decorative stitches i contrasting thread.

close-up of decorative stitch quilting on scrappy quilt.

It is not only a great finish for a scrappy quilt, it was also a great way to use up odds and ends of thread.

scrappy strips baby quilt.

This was a fun quick project. It would look great in different colour schemes and different strip widths.

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Elizabeth DeCroos

Elizabeth DeCroos

designer, teacher, speaker

Elizabeth enjoys doing all types of sewing and needlework and teaching others new techniques. For more information or to have her speak to your group click HERE.

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