Finish It up Friday ~ Modern Diamonds!

Red/black/white week is coming to an end!  This certainly was a fast finish! Sometimes,  that is just what you need for a little motivational boost.

All the top fabrics came from my stash, but I did purchase the backing since I couldn’t find anything at home that I liked.

I used Candy Apple Red Glide thread in both the top and the bobbin.

The above pictures were  taken before washing. The rest are after.

It crinkled up nicely! I love the texture from the quilting.

I hope the happy couple likes it!

Linking up with Confessions of a Fabric AddictCrazy Mom QuiltsThe Carpenter’s Daughter Who Quilts

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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32 Responses to Finish It up Friday ~ Modern Diamonds!

  1. Kathi says:

    such a wonderful finish Katy! I sure do hope the lovely couple LOVE this quilt! 😉 Kathi

  2. Kathy D. says:

    What a sweet quilt– hard to imagine the lucky recipients not being thrilled with it!

  3. This is absolutely stunning! Your use of color here is divine. And i love the quilting!

  4. Val W says:

    I really like the simplicity of this quilt. It is so striking!

  5. This is a gorgeous quilt. I love the backing and the use of the red thread.

  6. piecefulwendy says:

    Oh my, Katy! It is truly gorgeous! I like the crisp look of the quilt, and the wavy quilting is just so right for it. I can’t imagine that the couple will be anything but delighted!

  7. Linda Mincher says:

    WOW! That turned out great! I love that quilt. Great job Katy!

  8. Quiltmouse says:

    What a marvelous quilt! I love the contrast and the pop of red. The wavy quilting goes great against the straight line piecing. You did a good job and I’m sure they will love it.

  9. mindingmomma says:

    Looks fantastic! Love the texture.

  10. What a stunning quilt. It’s truly breathtaking

  11. Terri Bertalan says:

    I love it! I too love black, white and red. Love your design too

  12. Kat Scribner says:

    I love the quilting on this one, just right!

  13. Louise says:

    Amazing, Katie!

  14. Striking, elegant, and I’m sure they will LOVE this quilt.

  15. Diane says:


  16. quiltdivajulie says:

    Striking and elegant. Well done!!

  17. Jayne says:

    I love this…love, love! I think all your choices were the right ones…color, quilting, design!

  18. Sandra B says:

    Love this quilt, Katy! I have said it before, but I think simple shapes produce some amazing quilts and this is no exception! I typically use as many different fabrics in a quilt as possible, but the use of only a few fabrics in this one yielded the modern look you were going for….well done!!
    And the quilting was perfect!
    I am sure this will be a treasured gift and the happy couple will enjoy using it for many years to come….Thanks for sharing!!

  19. Julie in WA says:

    Phenomenal! It deserves a ribbon! The wavy quilting adds movement to the stark contrasting colors and angles. I can’t stop studying this one!

  20. Julia Graber says:

    I really like the simplicity of this quilt. It is strikingly beautiful!

  21. anudge says:

    Wow – you zoomed to that finish. Gorgeous!

  22. Cécile says:

    Wow ! No doubt it will like it ! That’s a wonderful finish Katy ! Bravo !

  23. Oh I love it! The texture of your quilting really adds to it too. Wonderful 🙂

  24. This is so SHARP!!! Now THAT is a wonderful modern quilt. Everything about it just goes together. The colors, the pattern, the quilting. I’m more of a traditionalist myself but I LOVE this! This would win prizes at a fair, I have no doubt.

  25. Sandi says:

    Wow, that is a gorgeous quilt! I’m sure they will love it. Hugs,

  26. La Ha says:

    Like it very much!

  27. Jen says:

    This is bold, modern and a great finish. Love the wavy quilting in contrast to the geometric design.

  28. therese penders says:

    love it, Katy. It is modern, yet I don’t actually like modern. But i love this one.

  29. What a great quilt! I would say you definitely hit the target with this one. It is perfect!

  30. Viv Privat says:

    Very striking quilt!

  31. I love how this quilt turned out. I love the contrast of the wavy quilting with the bold lines of the quilt design. I am sure they will love it! Thanks so much for sharing and linking up with TGIFF last week.

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