Jolly Bar Jazz QAL Free Quilt Pattern

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It is so much fun to make a quilt using beautiful fabrics from a collection. You’ll enjoy this Jolly Jazz quilt pattern.

This is another free quilt pattern called Jolly Bar Jazz that is part of the Fat Quarter Shop Shortcut Quilt series. You won’t believe how easy it is to make this beautiful quilt!

Jolly Bar Jazz free quilt tutorial shown on deck

Jolly Bar Jazz QAL Free Quilt Pattern

Keep reading and I’ll share with you the link to download the pattern.

Jolly Bar Jazz quilt

As you can see, I had my quilt dog approved. Isn’t little Tasha a beautiful dog and a perfect little model!

I thought it would be fun to make the Jolly Bar Jazz quilt in the fun Christmas fabrics from BasicGrey.

The two Jolly Bars I picked were called Juniper Berry. I also chose Kona Solid Olive for the background fabric.

A Jolly Bar is actually half of a layer cake so the pieces are 5-inch x 10-inch. If you have some layer cakes in your stash this would be a perfect way to use one.

There is absolutely no waste with this pattern, you simply add half-square triangles to the corners of the jolly bar piece.

Jolly Bar Jazz free quilt tutorial piecing block

The pattern is very easy to make with just two simple sections to the block! Can you see them?

Juniper Grey Jolly Bar Jazz piecing

The Jolly Bar Jazz quilt pattern is a free download from the Fat Quarter Shop.

Jolly Jazz free quilt pattern using half of a layer cake

Be sure to visit the Jolly Jabber blog and take a look at all of the beautiful Jolly Bar Jazz quilts done by everyone!

Juniper Grey Jolly Bar Jazz

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15 Comments

  1. Pretty pattern and fabric! Cuddly quilt! Thank you for sharing!

  2. I like your use of green for the background.

  3. Pretty quilt–love the green background you used!

  4. I’m glad others agreed on the use of that green. Ackground. I love it!

  5. Your quilt is so pretty! Love the fabrics.

  6. I love your background color choice. It sets off the jolly bar fabrics so well.

  7. Great job Connie. I love this quilt and the green background. I wouldn’t have thought to pick green, but it is perfect.

  8. The olive background is an inspired choice! Love your quilt dog!!!

  9. I love that you used a green background for this, Connie!

  10. Lovely quilt and looks all ready for the quickly approaching Christmas holidays. Didn’t we just celebrate and survive the millennium?!! Tasha must LOVE staying with you and your comfy quilts. Sadie must be hiding and pouting! Blissful sewing Sweet Connie…<3

  11. Sarah@123quilt says:

    Love this pattern with that fabric. It looks fantastic!

  12. Cute quilt. Tasha makes a very nice quilt inspector/approver.

  13. This is lovely! I would not have thought to pair olive with those fabrics and it looks perfect!