Tops The Triceratops Jelly Roll Rug Pattern


Tops the Triceratops will make bedtime stories full of lasting memories. You can finish it as a reading rug, play mat, wall hanging, and even turn it into a quilt. Use Jelly Roll strips or upcycle your old jeans, the possibilities are endless. This pattern is in PDF format with Instant Download. It is written using imperial system (US terms), including step-by-step images and quilting diagrams.


  • English 
  • PDF, 24 pages, 4.5 MB (mobile devices friendly)

SKILLS: Sewing with a 1/4" seam allowance, using a 60 degree corner trimmer or printable template for cutting 60 degree shapes, working with 60 degree shapes, traditional piecing, basic quilting skills, binding (optional)

  • Light Green fabric for Frill: 5-7 Jelly Roll strips (2 1⁄2” X WOF)
  • Dark Green fabric for Head and Frill: 12-14 Jelly Roll strips (2 1⁄2” X WOF)
  • Yellow fabric for Muzzle: 4 Jelly Roll strips (2 1⁄2” X WOF)
  • Black or Dark Blue fabric for Eyes: 1 Jelly Roll strip or fabric scraps
  • White fabric for Eye Highlights: 1 Jelly Roll strip or fabric scraps
  • Dark Gray fabric for Background: 13 Jelly Roll strips (add 1 3⁄4 yards of fabric for Quilt)
  • White felt or fabric for Horns: 1 Sheet A4 format (9" x 12")
  • Backing fabric: 2 yards for Rug with Background or 3 1⁄2 yards for Quilt
  • Binding fabric (optional) - 5 Jelly Roll strips for Rug with Background or 8 strips for Quilt
  • Batting - Baby/Crib size for Rug with Background or Twin/Single for Quilt
  • Rug Without Background 55" X 38"
  • Rug With Background 58" X 38"
  • Quilt (Additional Idea) 58" X 80"

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Pattern Published: Oct 30, 2020

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