New Friday Tutorial: The Simple Diamond Quilt

New Friday Tutorial: The Simple Diamond Quilt

Make a Stunning Simple Diamond Quilt with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co!

Do you have a favorite diamond? There sure are some pretty ones out there, and with names to match! “Amarillo Starlight” is a colorless 16.37 carat diamond that was found by a visitor in Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas in 1972. Over in Australia, “Argyle Pink Jubilee” weighs in at 8.01 carats. And let’s not forget “The 26th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.” (No joke! That’s the actual name of a 343-carat yellow diamond mined in Yakutia, Russia!)

Make a Stunning Simple Diamond Quilt with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co!

As for me, I prefer the little sparkler that was presented to me by my sweetheart so many years ago, but this week’s Simple Diamond Quilt comes in at a close 2nd! The Simple Diamond Quilt is just what it sounds like. Basic, timeless, and absolutely beautiful!

Make a Stunning Simple Diamond Quilt with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co!

Click on the button to watch the tutorial and get everything you need to make this stunning quilt!

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  • Tracie Henkel

    Are there instructions for cutting the borders? Shall I cut the inner border strips before or after cutting the wedges? I want to make sure I cut so that the amount of fabric works out right.

  • Kathie Thompson

    Personally, I never cut any borders until the body and all piecing is done on my quilt. You never know. I’ve seen borders not match because the person did not do an exact quarter inch seam allowance in ever single block. I was taught to complete the piecing, then measure through the middle in both directions before cutting the border lengths. The edges of your piecing may veer off and be pointed. You don’t want your borders to do the same and make the entire quilt look that way. You can always ease a very minute amount back into the body and border joining seam to correct that. Just my two cents and I’m not a teacher, but I was taught by an older woman who has about 30 years of quilting/teaching experience.