The Gemstone Quilt


The Gemstone Quilt

The Gemstone Quilt
The Gemstone Quilt

"The Gemstone Quilt is brimming with gorgeous gemstone colors, surrounded by black to make them stand out even more. Get yourself a couple of charm packs and a few strips of a black jelly roll and you are well on your way. This quilt uses half-square rectangles to make the beautiful diamond shapes. If you're new to half-square rectangles, this tutorial makes it very clear. Once you understand them, the rest is easy to put together. All steps in this tutorial are easily chain-pieced. Happy Sewing!"

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size42 inches wide x 55 inches long

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Primary TechniquePieced


Materials List

  • 2 Charm Packs
  • Jelly Roll strips or 2-1/2" strips of black.

Why You'll Love This Quilt

1. Stunning Color Combination: The Gemstone Quilt features a beautiful mix of gemstone colors set against a striking black background. The contrast between the vibrant gemstone hues and the deep black really make the colors pop, creating a visually striking and eye-catching quilt that is sure to impress.

2. Beginner-Friendly Technique: The Gemstone Quilt utilizes half-square rectangles to create the intricate diamond shapes that make up the design. Even if you are new to working with half-square rectangles, the tutorial provided in the project makes it easy to understand and follow along. This project is a great way to learn a new technique and hone your quilting skills.

3. Quick and Easy Construction: All steps in The Gemstone Quilt project are easily chain-pieced, making it a quick and simple project to put together. With just a couple of charm packs and a few strips of a black jelly roll, you can create a beautiful quilt in no time. This project is perfect for quilters looking for a satisfying and rewarding project that can be completed relatively quickly.

Overall, The Gemstone Quilt is a must-try project for quilters of all skill levels. Whether you are a beginner looking to learn a new technique or an experienced quilter seeking a fun and rewarding project, this quilt offers a beautiful design, beginner-friendly technique, and quick and easy construction that will result in a gorgeous finished product. Happy sewing!

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