|This is the modern variation in the crib size! The Kona solids used in this quilt are Peach, Emerald, Curry, Nectarine, Lupine, Blue, and Snow. Quilting was done by Knot & Thread Design.|
I got the idea for this pattern over six years ago, WAY before I knew what a Half RectangleTriangle (HRT) block was. After seeing a throw pillow with a diamond pattern on it I immediately was inspired to make a quilt in a similar design. Because I was still a newbie at quilting, and therefore didn't know what an HRT block was, I came up with my own method for constructing it. And little did I know at the time that the method I came up with was an easier alternative to an HRT block. Well, I think so anyway! A photo of that very first Mod Diamond quilt below!
This quilt is traditionally pieced and, like I said, uses zero HRT's. There are no templates needed either! AND the only trimming you have to do are the dog ears! My least favorite part about HRT blocks are squaring them up (I am never 100% successful with it), so this method eliminates that frustration and you waste less fabric in the end too. Win-win!
The pattern includes instructions for making two sizes, Crib (43" x 47") and Throw (64" x 70") and also includes instructions for making a Modern or Scrappy version. The versions are fat quarter, half yard, one yard and/or stash friendly!
|This is my throw size scrappy version that I made recently while working out the kinks of the pattern! I made it entirely with prints from my stash! So pleased with how it turned out!|
The Mod Diamond quilt pattern, along with all the other patterns in my Etsy shop, are 25% off now through the 22nd when you use the discount code MODDIAMOND!
|This version was also quilted by Knot & Thread Design!|
And, last but not least, I have to show off my testers' versions! I couldn't love them more! They're all so different from each other, but equally amazing! Makers are tagged in each photo!
|Could this be more fun?? Love this vibrant and playful Mod Diamond by Jessica!|
|I love the color scheme Gail used in her Mod Diamond! She picked a focal print and then based her other five prints/colors around that! So smart and great way to ensure a well-balanced quilt in the end!|
|Jitka not only made a gorgeous monochromatic Mod Diamond quilt, but she also made a pillow using my Sweet Treat Pattern and a crazy cute doll to go with it! So adorable!|
|Catalina made this capital D-R-E-A-M-Y baby size Mod Diamond quilt! It is perfection!|
|Allison, from Woodberry Way, made this beyond cute Mod Diamond quilt! Another color combo I can't get enough of!|
|One word - STUNNING! This version made my jaw drop! And how perfectly does Jamie's backing coordinate with her quilt top? Love it!|
Huge THANK YOU to my testers for doing an incredible job on their quilts and for helping make this pattern as perfect as possible! I hope you're all as inspired by these quilts as I am!
I can't wait to see more Mod Diamond quilts in my feed on Instagram and Facebook! Make sure to tag me and use the hashtag #ModDiamondQuilt in your posts so I can see them and show them off to my followers :)