DWTuesday~ Modern Diamonds

Daughter #3’s best friend is getting married in a few weeks and  I wanted to make a throw quilt for the happy couple. Dear daughter gave guidelines, red/black/white and modern. Actually, she said mid-century  modern. But hopefully this is close enough!

Given my marching orders, I started cutting.

I used this die. It is for the GO! cutters but will work in my studio cutter with the white adaptor you can see below.

This makes half rectangle blocks that finish at 3 by 6 inches. Here is my start.

Stay tuned!

PS I wanted to clarify something from my post yesterday regarding the quilt that used a color remover product on. It was not a Color Catcher sheet. I use those all the time and am very pleased with them. 

This was a product made by RIT, the home dye product. I would not recommend this for use on quilts. 

This is the wrong product for bleeding fabrics! I should have known better.

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About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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11 Responses to DWTuesday~ Modern Diamonds

  1. Laurie says:

    Question, what do you use for your ‘color catcher’ does it guard all those quilts that have a lot of white with bright colored fabrics? Thank you so much.

  2. Sandra B says:

    This is going to be great, Katy!
    Cannot wait to see it all done!!

  3. Barb says:

    Katie this is going to be stunning.

  4. anudge says:

    Love the diamonds. Thanks for the heads up on the product.

  5. You got the design bang on to your daughter’s request. It is going to be gorgeous!

  6. I love the diamonds!

  7. Judy in MO says:

    That dye is on sale right now, I think. I’ve been considering it. You have helped me make the decision. Thanks!

  8. piecefulwendy says:

    Nice start to the quilt! I’m sure it will be well received!

  9. I love the diamonds in red, black and white. Sorry to here about your colour issues.

  10. Definitely a very modern quilt … I’m sure it’ll be a hit.

    And that clarifies things … yes, you wouldn’t want to use that again. 😉

  11. Julierose says:

    Lovely start to this quilt–hugs, Julierose

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