Fantastically fast patterns for precut fabrics (+ fabric giveaway!)

One Bundle of FunOne bundle, two bundle, three bundle, four?

You only need one . . . but you’ll want to get more!

In the new book One Bundle of Fun, one precut bundle of fabric is all you need to make a sweet-and-speedy quilt top. No extra yardage required!

One Bundle of Fun comes from Sue Pfau, author of the popular book Quilts from Sweet Jane. Sue is back to take you on a quick trip through your stash of precutsLayer Cakes, Jelly Rolls, and fat-quarter bundles, to be exact. Simply choose a pattern, pair it with a precut bundle, and begin!

Here are a few examples of the beautifully quick quilts you can make with One Bundle of Fun and . . .

a Layer Cake:
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Magnetized Layer Cake quilt

See all 4 Layer Cake patterns >

a Jelly Roll:

X Marks the Spot Jelly Roll quilt

See all 4 Jelly Roll patterns >

a fat-quarter bundle:

Country Churn Dash fat-quarter quilt

See all 4 fat-quarter patterns >

Want to size a quilt up or down? No problem—Sue’s got you covered. Most patterns include instructions for adding or subtracting a bundle to get the size you want. What a simple and smart approach!

We were lucky to have Sue as our next-door neighbor at Spring Quilt Market in Salt Lake City. Her booth was so beautiful, we immediately Instagrammed it—take a look. We’re also lucky that Sue is here at Stitch This! as a guest writer today. Welcome, Sue!

But FIRST . . .

FABRIC GIVEAWAY! Our friends at Moda and Henry Glass love precuts—so they gave us a few to give away to you! You could win:

A Jelly Roll of Me and My Sister Designs’ Dot. Dot. Dash-! for Moda; a Jelly Roll of Kansas Troubles Quilters’ Sunflower Song for Moda; or a Jelly Roll of Kate Spain’s Aria for Moda.


A fat-quarter bundle of Anni Downs’ About a Girl for Henry Glass.

Enter to win at the end of this post. Good luck!

Sue-PfauDo you love precuts as much as I do? My new book, One Bundle of Fun, features 12 quilt patterns that use precut bundles of fabric, and they require no additional fabric to make the entire quilt top! I thought up the idea for this book several years ago, but honestly I thought it was impossible. Of course you really never know if things are possible unless you give them a try. Much to my surprise, I did it!

When you think about it, nothing is easier than picking out a Jelly Roll, Layer Cake, or fat-quarter bundle and then making a complete quilt top with that fabric! Whether it’s from your stash, your local shop, or the internet, picking out fabric for a project has never been easier. More time to sew!

Electrified Layer Cake quilt

All of the Jelly Roll quilts in One Bundle of Fun are perfect for that pile of strips you’ve been accumulating in your stash. One in particular, Striptastic, is perfect to use in a group setting to make charity quilts. It goes together fast and it’s 48″ x 48″, which is a good-sized lap or baby quilt.

Striptastic Jelly Roll quilt

Projects range from easy to intermediate. There are quick-and-easy patterns in baby-quilt and lap-quilt sizes for beginners or for quilters who want to make a fun quilt over a weekend. There are also larger designs to challenge confident beginners and teach new skills (such as sewing half-square triangles and flying geese). They’ll keep seasoned quilters happy!

If you like precuts, One Bundle of Fun is a book that will become a staple in your quilting library. I hope you go back to it through the years and make many quilts for your family and friends!

ThaOne Bundle of Funnks for sharing your latest book with us, Sue!

Which do you have more of in your fabric collection: Layer Cakes, Jelly Rolls, or fat quarters? Tell us in the comments and you could win a copy of One Bundle of Fun PLUS one of the fun fabric bundles from Moda or Henry Glass! We’ll choose four random winners one week from today and let you know by email if you win.

Ready to break open a bundle of fun right now? Buy the print book for $18.99 and instantly download the eBook for free.

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing! The winners are:

Rose, who says, “I have been collecting charm packs. This book looks awesome! Would love to win it :)”

Amanda, who says, “I only have one Jelly Roll and two Layer Cake precuts, but I have quite a few fat quarters. This book looks perfect for me, to help me use some of them up. Thanks for the chance!”

Aimee, who says, “I have lots of fat quarters, with jelly rolls being a close runner up.”

And Janet, who says, “I love Moda fabrics. I have mostly fat quarters in my stash and have used a lot of Moda fabrics for fall table runners and table toppers.”

We’ll email all winners about their prizes. Congratulations!











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