Diamond Chain Quilts eBook
Barbara H. Cline –– Light up traditional pieced quilts with the drama of diamonds Featuring new techniques that bring the drama of diamonds to traditional designs, bestselling quilt designer and...
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
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
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