Since I finished the quilting on the first charity quilt, I decided I’d push and do a second quilt. The South Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild is trying to finish 31 quilts in 31 days to donate to Jacob’s Heart. They are a local charity that support children with cancer and their families. Because I find hospitals so drab and draining (and I doubt I’m the only one), I really wanted to create a super colorful rainbow quilt.
So I started with one of these. This is a “happy roll” of Happy Tones by Michael Miller (how could you go wrong with that name?!) and did a modification to Cluck Cluck Sew’s Strip and Flip quilt to get it to 50″ x 60″. I pieced all 30 strips to get to 60″, and to add width, I made the white sashing 2″ finished and added 2.5″ finished borders. Because I started with a jelly roll (that was nicely even pre-color sorted) it only took about 2.5 hours to create this top.
Super fast and I love the end results! Such a versatile pattern, I’m going to have to do a few more of these. 🙂