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Diamond Traditions

By: Monique Dillard

A quilter’s best friend: diamond fat-quarter quilts

Here’s a beautiful new way to indulge a love affair with fat quarters: 11 diamond-themed traditional quilts from Monique Dillard of Open Gate Quilts. Sophisticated diamond patterns use fat quarters as focus or background fabrics—the perfect way to use your favorite fat quarter bundles or scrappy fabrics.

• 11 quilts with yardage and cutting charts, 10 in four different sizes: throw, twin, full/queen, and king
• Clever shortcuts and streamlined techniques make piecing easy
• Quilts feature easy blocks like Flying Geese, Square in a Square, and Half-Square Triangle