Moda Bake Shop: Ring Around the Rosies

As many of you know, Kelli and I did a lot of quilts for Moda Bake Shop several years ago.  Some of the things you likely don’t know is that Moda Bake Shop isn’t run quite the way it used to run.  The site has been reworked and can now be found through  Well through all of this, Kelli and I have been overwhelmed by questions from interested parties wanting the patterns for specific quilts as some of the patterns have been “lost in the archives”.  Well, to be honest, we are wanting to avoid all those emails and requests so we are going to be featuring one of our old Moda Bake Shop quilt or projects each week until all of them are posted here on our blog so we can readily find them and have access to them whenever we want.  These quilts will be archived here on the blog in the free patterns section on the right column.

Bad news.  When I tried to save this quilt pattern. All of the pictures were gone.  I no longer have them in my archives and we have gifted to the quilt and the recipient passed away so we have no access to the quilt.

Hello from Jo and Kelli at Jo’s Country Junction. We’re here with you today to show you our latest creation made with Moda’s Rambling Rose fabric line. The second we saw the beautiful line with pretty floral prints we knew we wanted to make something with it. Our Ring Around the Rosies was so fun to make. We made a bonus quilt with the leftovers. Make sure to read through the entire pattern to find the bonus baby quilt we made.

Finished Block Size: 8”

Finished Quilt Size: 77 ½” x 89”

2 Jelly Rolls of Rambling Rose

2 1/2 yards neutral background

3/4 yard for inner border

2 yards brown print for outer border

6 yards backing


Cutting Instructions:

note: WOF means Width of Fabric

From 72 Jelly Roll strips:
Cut 5- 2 ½” x 6 ½” rectangles
Cut 1-2 ½” x 2 ½” squares

From Neutral Background:
Cut 18- 2 ½” x WOF strips
Subcut into 288- 2 ½” squares

Cut 2- 12 ¾” x WOF strips
Subcut into 6- 12 ¾” squares and cut each square twice diagonally

Cut 1- 6 5/8” x WOF strips
Subcut into 2- 6 5/8” squares and cut each square once diagonally

Form Brown Print:
Cut 9- 4 ½” x WOF stripsCut 9- 2 ½” x WOF strips

Sewing Instructions:

  1. To make one block, you will need a set of 5 matching 2 ½” x 6 ½” rectangles and a matching 2 ½” square. You will also need 4- 2 ½” neutral squares. To begin, draw a line on the back of each of the neutral squares, connecting opposite corners. With right sides together, place a square on one end of a colored rectangle. Sew on the drawn line, trim the seam allowance to approximately ¼”, and press to the neutral background.

  1. Using the remaining 2 ½” x 6 ½” rectangle and 2 ½” square, assemble the block. Make 72 blocks by sewing a 2 1/2″ square onto one of the matching three units.

Sew one of the matching three units, the single unit, and the fabric strip together as shown.

Sew the remaining unit to the side as shown.



  1. Layout the quilt, taking care to disperse the colors throughout the quilt. Assemble first into diagonal rows. Add the appropriate setting triangle to each end of the rows. Add the corner triangles as shown.  Sew the rows together to complete the center of the quilt.

Your finished quilt should be 77 ½” x 89”.

8 thoughts on “Moda Bake Shop: Ring Around the Rosies”

  1. Absolutely love this idea of a wedding gift and a baby quilt too all wrapped up in one!!! What a wonderful idea! This is a beautiful pattern. Thank you so much for your generosity girls! Much love from South Carolina! (((Hugs)))

  2. Just love that quilt and the fabric line. I printed out the pattern & bought the fabric way back when but still haven’t made the quilt. The fabric is in a tub under my quilting machine, just waiting its turn.

  3. I can for the life of me not figure out how to make this block without seeing a picture of the layout of one block.
    in many of your other patterns there are links to click on and block layouts appear, but here when you say as shown, do you just mean looking at the picture of the finished quilt??

    1. I am so sorry. When we did these for Moda, they had all of the files. When they moved their blog, some of the patterns were completely lost. I thought I had found this one but apparently whoever had it, stripped the photos. UGH. I’m so sorry. I don’t have the original photos anymore. I did try my best and found a couple of pictures that should help a bit. You’ll have to check that page again to see the update I did.

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