Winter Diamonds video
Winter Diamonds
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Nancy Scott has two generations of quilting in her heritage. She owns Masterpiece Quilting and her business includes longarm quilting services using both computerized and free-motion patterns, custom-made quilts, show quilts and pattern design. She was taught to quilt by her grandmother. By age 5 she was already helping layer the quilt backing, batting and top to get it... Full bio »

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Pull out your bright and bold scraps and turn the traditional log cabin block up a notch and on point with the Winter Diamonds quilt!

In this Learn, Make, Create! episode brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, quilting expert Nancy Scott demonstrates how to properly cut the center diamond and piece the strips to form the Winter Diamonds block. She'll also walk through how to assemble the blocks on point. This pattern by Holly Daniels makes a finished size of 58 1/4" x 59 5/8".

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Piece the winter diamond block.
  • Assemble blocks on point.
  • Assemble bright and gray blocks to complete the Winter Diamonds quilt.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Quilt Size: 58 1/4" x 59 5/8"
Block Size: 9 1/4" x 15 7/8" finished
Number of Blocks: 23

  • 1/4 yard each 15 bright batiks
  • 4 1/3 yards medium gray batik
  • Backing to size
  • Batting to size*
  • Thread
  • Template material
  • 60-degree ruler (optional)
  • Basic sewing tools and supplies
*Warm & Natural batting from The Warm Company used to make sample.
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