Diamonds in the Sky Quilt
Intermediate | 21 min 49 sec
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This modern quilt design uses 12 large-scale blocks that are strip-pieced, which can be assembled in different orientations to achieve a different finished design. Heather shows you how to cut and strip piece fabric and then cut them into blocks. She also talks about how to work with bias cut edges to minimize stretch. As well as nifty technique for sewing consistent ¼” seams. Heather teaches how to assemble the quilt top, which is an accessible design for new quilters, as well as experienced quilters looking to try out a modern aesthetic.

 
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials for 60” x 80” finished quilt:
  • 5 ½ yard red print fabric (Amy Butler’s Alchemy Organic Flora in Coral)
  • 5 ½ yard cream fabric (Free Spirit Designer Solids in Cream)
  • 4 ½  yards backing fabric (Free Spirit Designer Solids in Cream)
  • ½ yard binding fabric (Free Spirit Designer Solids in Coral)
  • 20.5” square grid ruler (or cardboard template)
  • 6.5” x 24” quilters ruler
  • Rotary cutting mat and rotary cutter
  • Thread snips
  • Marking Tool
  • Moleskin (for seam allowances)
  • 60” x 80” piece of batting or a twin sized package
  • All-purpose thread to match your fabrics
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Sewing machine
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Squaring up, cutting, and pinning fabric
  • Strip piecing
  • Sewing an even 1/4” seam
  • Constructing and cutting large-scale quilt blocks

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to make this modern quilt design
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included - $16 value
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert quilter Heather Jones
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
186 users recommended this class to a friend
Yadira Arevalo
Very disappointed, it did not demonstrate how to make and assemble the whole quilt, including the batting, the backing and the binding.
More than 3 months ago
Teresa Guerino
Great class. I love the pattern and really love the fabric choices. I still need more basic instruction to finish it off as I've never made a quilt before. Also, if I want to make one in a King size , is there a pattern for that? Thank you.
More than 3 months ago
Anjanette Shadley
Not traditional quilting but interesting. I like the design.
More than 3 months ago