Try Our Top 5 Honey Bun Quilt Patterns - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

Try Our Top 5 Honey Bun Quilt Patterns

Honey Buns are as sweet and delicious as they sound! These rolls typically contain 40 to 42 strips cut to  1.5″ x 42″. These buzzworthy buns come in handy for so many patterns and eliminate all that time you would spend cutting strips.

This week, we’ve gathered a list of our favorite Honey Bun-friendly patterns to help you decide how to sew up your these precuts. Let’s sew with your stash or pick out a new collection and get started. All of these patterns are downloadable PDF patterns so you can print them at home and get started right away! Visit our Pre-Cut Quilt Fabric Guide for more information on Honey Buns and other specialty cuts.

1.Rugby by Lella Boutique

Rugby by Lella Boutique features strong lines playing across a field of patterned fabric perfect for showing off your favorite prints. This pattern is excellent for beginners who like a modern look.

2. Hearts at Home II by Chelsi Stratton Designs

If you have a heart for quilting and like a little bit of a challenge, Hearts and Home II is the perfect pattern. This log-cabin-style quilt looks sweet with the addition of a pieced heart in the center of each block.

3. Weekender by A Quilting Life Designs

Are you free this weekend? A couple Honey Buns, Mini Charm Packs and a free weekend could get this quilt party started. Weekender is an intermediate quilt made easier by using two precuts.

4. Log Cabin Quilt Size Guide by It’s Sew Emma

The It’s Sew Emma Log Cabin Foundation Paper sews up log cabin blocks quickly and accurately. It’s Sew Emma offers a FREE Log Cabin Quilt Size Guide to show you a variety of quilt sizes that can be made from Log Cabin Foundation Papers. The 6″ Log Cabin Foundation Paper works perfectly with Honey Buns or 1.5″ strips. It’s Sew Emma also designed 12″ Log Cabin Foundation Paper that sew up well with Jelly Rolls.

Check out all of Kimberly’s tips and tricks for sewing with Log Cabin Foundation Paper in her video tutorial you won’t want to miss.

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5. Modern Herringbone by Lella Boutique

Try out a Honey Bun with some Fat Quarters from your stash! This cute and trendy pattern is easy to sew and looks great in any color combination. You can achieve the look on the cover with Bloomington by Lella Boutique for Moda Fabrics.

6. Bonus! The Honey Bun Quilt Along by Moda Fabrics

Moda Fabrics is hosting a FREE Honey Bun Quilt Along this weekend. Moda’s blog tutorial shows you how to sew up an easy Honey Games Block in multiple quilt sizes and two pillow options.


This image is courtesy of Moda Fabrics.

Download Moda’s Honey Games Block Tutorial and get started with some scraps from your stash or with a new Honey Bun. Moda used Shine On by Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics to make this sample block. The fabric collection releases in October.

How to download PDF patterns

We have an easy guide for you! You can download free and paid PDF patterns on our site in two different ways. Free patterns will download immediately  while paid patterns will be sent to your email and are available under “My Account.” Our Guide to PDF Patterns can show you how.

Share your quilts with us

We hope you enjoy quilting up these patterns and busting into your stash! We would love to see and share what you make so please share your work using #FatQuarterShop on Facebook and Instagram!

Happy Quilting!

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