Jelly Roll Christmas project: adorable no-sew fabric chains 😍 (video 🎬)

We know, it’s not Christmas in July just yet . . . but we couldn’t wait to share this fun Jelly Roll Christmas project with you! If you’ve got a Jelly Roll waiting in the wings for something fun, easy, and absolutely adorbs, congratulations—you just found the perfect way to use it.

Countdown to Christmas author Susan Ache (of Instagram fame) chocked her latest book full of holiday cheer—her quilts are patchwork perfection AND most of them can be used all year long:

From Countdown to Christmas
From Countdown to Christmas

But Susan also wanted to give you a few quick-and-easy ideas for projects you can make on the fly—or even turn into a family affair with everyone joining in the fun! One of the ideas she shares in Countdown to Christmas is her Christmas fabric chains. Yep, just like the chains you made in kindergarten with construction paper. But take a look at how Susan has elevated the paper-chain game:

Jelly Roll Christmas project - fabric chains

Did you gasp like we did at how cute these little chains turned out? Drape them ’round the tree, arrange on a mantle, hang over the front door—the possibilities are endless! You can make them short, long, or somewhere in between. It’s the perfect Jelly Roll Christmas project, but if you’ve got lots of holiday yardage, you bet you can use the same technique with that fabric too.

Here’s Susan to show you how it’s done!


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We love how Susan encourages us to include the kiddos—and that advice for making a continuous chain for the tree? That’s a Christmas present all on its own!

Countdown to ChristmasWhat kind of Christmas fabrics do you have in your stash right now?

• I have the PERFECT Jelly Roll for this project!
• I have lots of white, red, and green precuts that will do the trick.
• I’ve got a pile of Christmas prints just waiting for Susan’s fabric-chain treatment!

Tell us more in the comments!


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