Thursday, July 22, 2010

Jargon of the Week - Layer Cake

Jargon of the Week

A layer cake is just like says, right?
layer cake 
a cake made in layers, with a cream, jelly, or other filling between them.
Not in the quilting world!  A layer cake is just another pre-cut, pre-packaged way to buy an entire fabric line.  The layer cake is a 10" square of each fabric in a line. 

I couldn't leave out photos of a few fun layer cakes:
Moda Tweet Tweet 10'' Layer Cake By The Each

10" MAKE LIFE Moda Fabric Layer Cake Squares10" PARK AVENUE Moda Fabric Layer Cake Squares

And here are a few books that look like lots of fun to play with:

I know Rachel at P.S. I Quilt just wrapped up a pinwheel sampler quilt-along using a layer cake + 3 yards of solid.  Pop on over and give it a try!

You can also find free patterns for layer cakes, jelly rolls, and charm packs at the Moda Bakeshop.

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