Friday 24 February 2012

Diamonds are a girls' best friend

Don't you agree ?

Of course you do, what woman doesn't. My goddaughter will be christened in a couple of weeks time and that of course deserves a present and what better to make than a quilt.

I discussed the fabric for the quilt with my friend Leigh already months ago. She really likes 'Sherbet Pips' so I grabbed my Pips stash but soon thought that I wanted a few other highlights in there so I started adding other fabrics from existing stash.

Having wanted to make a diamond quilt for a long time I started cutting strips and then 60 degree diamonds and a few hours later I had the first layout.

This is a crib sized quilt so I hopefully will manage to finish it over the course of next weekend.

 No rest for the wicked.


  1. Oooh, I bet that's going to be gorgeous! I can't wait to see the final result. I love that you added some prints that weren't part of the Pips line.

  2. Lovely colour stripe going on there Judith ...

    would it have been possible to sew the strips together first and then cut 60° strips? ?? I'd love to do a diamond quilt but the thought of all that piecing makes me shudder!!

    1. That is indeed a good question. I will have a think about this but I have a feeling it might be possible. I'll get back to you on my next post about the quilt.

  3. Looks great Judith, love the fabric choices too

  4. Looks wonderful so far - love the fabric you've chosen!


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