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Ikat Diamonds Quilt Pattern

Finished Quilt: 65" x 70" • Simple diamond blocks get dressed up with spiky pieced sashing


Kathy Doughty ––     

Dynamic diamonds dressed with triangle-pieced sashing

Add a punch of pizzazz to bold diamonds with triangle-pieced sashing! Popular designer and quilting teacher Kathy Doughty shares timesaving tips for cutting diamonds, half-diamonds, and triangles from fabric strips. Use specialty rulers or the included template patterns as you draw from Kathy’s vibrant design inspiration and hand-quilted finishing techniques. Skip the quilt math—all measurements include metric and imperial conversions. Vibrant and rich with texture, this quilt is surprisingly simple to piece.

• Timesaving method! Learn to cut diamonds, half-diamonds, and triangles from strips
• Beginner-friendly pattern from the book Adding Layers—Color, Design & Imagination
• Includes both metric and imperial measurements    

Materials Needed:

Yardage based on 42˝ (107 cm) usable width of fabric.

Ikat fabric or feature fabric: 3/4 yard (70 cm) each of red, dark blue, orange, purple, yellow, and light blue fabrics or a total of 41/2 yards (4.2 m) for diamond blocks

Shot cottons: 21/2 yards (2.3 m) total of light and dark solid fabrics (equal amount of lights and darks—I used 19 different colors) for triangle sashing strips

Backing: 4⅛ yards (3.8 m) • Binding: ⅝ yard (60 cm) 

Batting: 72˝ × 78˝ (185 cm × 200 cm) Template plastic 


Stash Books    
12p color 
6 x 9.75"
ISBN: 978-1-61745-208-6    
UPC: 734817-800729    
(eISBN: 978-1-61745-213-0)