Are you looking for another way to use up those strips you have pre-cut or leftover? These super easy rail fence quilts are another quick solution for using those fabric strips.
It is usually made of strips in three colors or patterns. I made these three back in the 1990’s after seeing a completed rail fence quilt at a guild meeting.
By this point in my quilting journey, I had already figured out I liked working with fabric strips that are 2.5″ wide and so that became my standard size strip to use for any quilt that could be made with pre-cut strips.
So many scraps
Yes, I already had a scrap problem and was trying to do pre-cut sizes so I could just sew when the mood struck me.
Here’s another Super Easy Rail Fence Quilt for inspiration.
If you are still looking for ideas, here are some of my favorite books for easy patterns.
Drag out those pre-cut or leftover fabric strips and get busy making some quilts. For something quick, try a super easy rail fence quilt.
Making the Super Easy Rail Fence Quilt
These are not complicated to make.
Sew together the strips in log groups of three strips. Measure the width of the 3 strips after ironing the seams all flat. Cut the length so it is the same measurement as the width (Ex. if the width is 7″ then cut the long groups of sewn together strips into 7″ lengths for one block).
Now turn half of the sewn groups and sew. Each row will be one block with the strips going up/down, and the next block with the strips going across.
The sewing is easy and quick. Use the strip size you are comfortable sewing with or have on hand. This pattern easily makes a quilt any size you want.
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