When I finished all three of the Beach Towel Quilts, I had this lovely little pile of jelly roll ends just begging to be used.
So, I squared them all up to 2 1/2" (that's 33 little squares) and then stared at them for a while. Finally, I decided that I wanted something that would reflect the three quilts I'd finished.
I sewed them into three strips that reflected the Beach Blanket Quilts exactly (ignore my toes peeking through in the pic!). Then I gave them a good ironing.
Then I cut four strips of white fabric 6" x 22 1/2" each. Beginning white a white strip, I sewed them together alternating between white and the colour strips, keeping the orange/red one in the middle as that seemed to balance better. I ironed all seams towards the colour strips.
Simple, quick and certainly complements the big quilts! I put together a backing that alternated white and very dark purple and layered, basted and quilted it (straight lines only!).