Try it on Tuesday: Dessert Roll Quilts

It’s that day…”Try in on Tuesday”.  Today I am reviewing the book “Dessert Roll Quilts:  12 Simple Dessert Roll Quilt Patterns by Pam & Nicky Lintott.  The good people over at David and Charles Publishing sent it to me.

Are you wondering what a dessert roll is?  It is a pack of 20-5″ strips cut the width of the fabric.  All the quilts in the book are made with dessert rolls.

There are 12 quilts in the book and of course I spent a good portion of my looking time checking out this chicken quilt.

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There are many other quilts in the book that would be awesome for donation quilts as they aren’t hard and can be completed quickly.  Isn’t this split nine patch fun all blown up and big??

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Here’s another that if a great quilt for gifting…

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This one reminds me of an old fashion quilt.  I love the soft colors.

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The above and below quilt are made from the same block…just different settings.  Neat huh??

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The black back ground and large scale prints are fun here.

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That’s six of the 12 quilts.  Fun quilts right??  I think they are perfect for most anyone.  A new quilter will find the patterns do able and seasoned quilts with find the patterns fast.  The layout is wonderful and pictures pleasing.  Most of the quilts have an alternate color option and that is fun and versatile.    You can find Dessert Roll Quilts: 12 Simple Dessert Roll Quilt Patterns here on Amazon in both Kindle and book form.

If you’d like a chance to win a copy leave a comment here of something you are grateful for.  We’ll pick a winner as soon as we get to it.

Today I am grateful that I have plenty and can give to others.  As I was working on the charity quilt today I couldn’t help but realize how fortunate I am to have a stash of batting, binding and backings that allow me freely give to others who are in need.

85 thoughts on “Try it on Tuesday: Dessert Roll Quilts”

  1. I’m grateful for bloggers like you, and Bonnie Hunter, among others, who share so much. I’m also grateful for good internet service, so I can see the blogs and books and inspiration! Thanks.

  2. I am grateful for the family times we can have. All of my kids(6) were home last night. It was nice to share a meal together and laugh and just enjoy being together. They are growing up and not all home anymore. So I really enjoyed that time last night. Thanks so much for all of your sharing and encouragement. Love your quilts. K-

  3. I am grateful for the skill of sewing that I can use to bring pleasure to my family and friends by making useful items for them.

  4. I am grateful for the generosity of others, especially quilters, to share their love and knowledge and encouragement with newer quilters. It strikes me that quilting, in and of itself, is a very giving community. Thank you!

  5. I’m grateful for my improving health following surgery and that I can quilt vicariously through your and Bonnie Hunter’s blogs until the day comes when I can quilt again. Nice looking book.

  6. I am gratefull for my large stash as we are attempting to save money and I can still make the quilt I want to! As a matter of fact, I now have 7 quilt tops out of mostly stash!

  7. I am grateful that my husband’s broken leg is healing and that we made it through harvest thanks to the help of friends and family!

  8. Jo thanks in advance for your give away : ) Today I am thankful for contentment. There is a lot of change going on right now… kids growing up, moving out, and starting their own life’s (miss them); planning for retirement in the next 10 years, the list goes on. But, I feel contented, excited and thankful to see what this next season in our lives will bring for my husband and I. It’s a great feeling.

  9. i’m grateful that after being estranged from my son for over 3.5 years, he is back in my life and we are still doing great after 8 months of reconciliation. And, we are anxiously awaiting results to see if a precious baby girl is my one and only granddaughter to complete the trio of grandboys. Thank you for … sharing of your talent so generously. Congrats on deservedly being included in a great publication. I could go on and on about my gratefulness.

  10. I am so grateful that at age 67, i am in such good health, nothing more to while about than a bad cold. And i am so grateful to be bilingual, and can enjoy américain and french quilting blogs alike.

  11. I am grateful for family and friends. They’ve been there for me during tough times and are often the reason for the good times!

  12. I am very grateful for family and friends, far and near. Being in a new location again, I’m especially grateful for my internet and blog friends. They brighten my day. Thanks Jo for all you do and for the giveaway! Have a great day!

  13. My first visit to your blog, I will be back! I am excited. And I am grateful for the wonderful bloggers that share their quilting tips, ideas and designs via the internet. (I will be doing the Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt also)

  14. I am grateful for people who pray, friends and strangers all. We’ve had a number of issues recently and knowing there were prayers lifted up helped sustain us through it all.

  15. I am grateful that I have my health that I can enjoy my family and friends. And that I am able to share my talents with others.

  16. I have so much to be grateful for. I am grateful for a supportive husband and the ability to enjoy my quilting hobby. Thanks for sharing.

  17. I am grateful for my husband and two wonderful kids. We are a military family that moves around a lot but our constant is each other! Also, that we enjoy good health, enough to eat and a nice warm place to live. Thanks for the giveaway.

  18. Today, I am thankful for a wonderful husband. After our first snow fall of the season he went out of his way to help me clean off my frozen car.

  19. I am grateful for my husband. I have health issues that do not allow me to do a lot of things.
    My husband does what needs to be done with no complaining. Love to read your blog you have so many things to share. Thank you.

  20. What a wonderful idea to identify the MANY things we have to be thankful for—-I am grateful that I can enjoy my day to day life in sunny Southeast Kansas. -I am also VERY grateful to be able to enjoy the “company”of quilters from coast to coast via the internet

  21. I am grateful for a healthy family. My husband, children, and grandchildren, are blessed with good health, as am I. I can’t ask for much more.

  22. Madeleine Hiester

    I give thanks to God daily for the gifts of creativity in sewing and for my eyesight which continues to support my quilting passion. My husband encourages this fire and he is my sweetest encourager. God bless you all for the enlightenment you bring in your blogs and magazines. I’ve never met a quilter I didn’t like.

  23. Madeleine Hiester

    I give thanks to God daily for the gifts of creativity in sewing and for my eyesight which continues to support my quilting passion. My husband encourages this fire and he is my sweetest encourager. God bless you all for the enlightenment you bring in your blogs and magazines. I’ve never met a quilter I didn’t like.

  24. This book looks like fun! I am grateful for my two wonderful children, my grandson and all my friends and family I am truely blessed

  25. I’m grateful for many things but I think the people in my life are the most important. I’ve got a wonderful set of parents, lots of siblings and their spouses, my spouse, my 3 sons, my in-laws, and lots and lots of friends. Love of family and friends is what make the world go round!

  26. Lynn Nelson Markley

    I am grateful for my husband and my family, without them my days would just not be complete. Thank you for this opportunity to win this wonderful book. (I love your comment on when you will be doing this giveaway)

  27. Lynn Nelson Markley

    I am grateful for my husband and my family, without them my days would just not be complete. Thank you for this opportunity to win this wonderful book. (I love your comment on when you will be doing this giveaway)

  28. I am grateful that i can sew and craft to make life better for some charities. Working on baby blankets for Abuse Shelter.Love to bless others when they least expect it. Thank You for the chance to win.

  29. I am grateful for my family and the time I can spend with them. Now that my husband has retired from the Army, and we have moved to our “forever home”, now we see each other every day and I feel blessed! Our daughters are off to university, so it’s also a blessing when we get a chance to see them…all grown up and getting along.

  30. I am grateful that I had a dear friend take the time to teach me to quilt. I have spent countless hours enjoying the craft because she took a couple afternoons to share.

  31. Love your blog. Found you through the blog tour and am now a follower! Grateful for creative people who inspire me! The quilts in Dessert Roll look simple scrumptious. :) Thanks for the chance to win!

  32. I am grateful for my 3 adult children, their spouses and my 6 grandchildren ranging in ages from 7 yrs old to 21 yrs old.

  33. I’m so grateful for so many things. For health, a loving family, good neighbors, a warm home, a supportive husband, plenty to eat, kind friends and church family, and a God who loves me.

  34. I am grateful for my love of quilting installed in me by the women of my family and the technology of today that enables me to hook up with other women who share my love. Thank you, Jo, for sharing your talents with us.

  35. I am grateful for many things, the love of God, family and friends but also the talents that I have been given and the time to be able to use those talents for others.

  36. I am grateful for all the International students that God has brought into our lives. I am also grateful that for the 1st time we live close to one of our daughters and two of our grandchildren.

  37. I am thankful for family, friends, and that I can work at home and can sew in between phone calls and bookkeeping duties. I enjoy making quilts to give away to those in need. Thanks for your website. I enjoy the quilt related postings and I am also interested in your remodeling job.

  38. I am grateful for my son being able to come and spend time with us. He lives on the opposite coast so we don’t get to see him as often as we like. He is not always able to be here for Thanksgiving but this year he is able to be with us.

  39. So many things to be grateful for, but for here I’ll limit it to something related to quilting. I am so grateful that my mom taught me the intricacies of sewing and all types of needlework, which in turn has led to my love of quilting and all its relatives. Thank you mom. I miss you!

  40. Glenda in Florida

    I am grateful for the members of my small quilt guild, who have accepted the task of making children’s quilts for a charity near and dear to my heart. I hijacked our guild workshop last month to demo several easy patterns, and a quilt as you go method. So far I’ve received 9 quilts with more to come from that workshop. They asked if we could do the same thing this month!

  41. I am so blessed to be able to quilt and share what I make for someone who needs a joyful moment and something to cuddle up to. It’s my way of giving a huggie to someone young, old teenager. A gift of a blessing .

  42. hi jo. this looks like a fantastic book for people who make lots of charity type quilts. they look easy and quick to do. we have some beginners in our group that would love this. i myself, would love this. you are an inspiration with all the charity work you do. thanks
    patti in florida

  43. since i read the directions wrong, i’ll try again. i am grateful for soo soo many things. my ability to sew and give back to my community. to help in any small ways i can. i am also grateful for my life. patti in florida

  44. I am grateful for my family -even the occasional grumpy ones. For living in a free country – having a fabric pile to play in – books to read -& so much more most of all for God’s leant blessings
    That looks like a wonderful book – some times it is nice to have some easy patterns to make – then you can just enjoy the stitching without too much instruction reading
    Thanks for the chance.
    MaryLou
    Fun4Me1249@aol.com

  45. i am grateful to be able to work at this wonderful hobby of mine and have the complete support of my family while they enable my addiction to fabric… thanks so much for sharing

  46. I’m grateful for my health after several years of challenges. And, I’m grateful to have the means to give back this year by donating quilts and tops to my local quilt drive.

  47. Today and every day I am thankful for so many things, my wonderful family, and husband of over 50 years and his understanding of my passion for quilting , and being able to have the opportunity to help others through my quilting. I am greatful for this wonderful country we live in and God blessing me with all of this and so much more, I could go on and on. I love the new book you let us have a peek at , it looks wonderful and would be a great addition to my sewing room!! Thanks so much for sharing!!

  48. Today and every day I am thankful for so many things, my wonderful family, and husband of over 50 years and his understanding of my passion for quilting , and being able to have the opportunity to help others through my quilting. I am greatful for this wonderful country we live in and God blessing me with all of this and so much more, I could go on and on. I love the new book you let us have a peek at , it looks wonderful and would be a great addition to my sewing room!! Thanks so much for sharing!!

  49. I love the book and would love to win! Today, I posted on my facebook a picture of my husband taken at my daughter’s wedding a few weeks ago. I am thankful for him. He works a full time job and then does lots of odd jobs on the side. God really blessed me when he put us together!

  50. I am most thankful for the wonderful husband, 5 children, 2 in-law kids & 6 grandchildren that the Lord has blessed me with. My life is full!

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