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Falling Diamonds – HRT Wall Hanging

Hello everyone – happy Tuesday!

Ever since I made my half rectangle triangle pillow cover

great room hrt pillow

great room hrt pillow

earlier this year I’ve wanted to try other HRT quilt layouts. Using, fall colored scraps, Kona Snow for the background and my extremely useful/handy Creative Grids Perfect Triangle ruler, I created the falling diamonds wall hanging.

falling diamonds hrt

falling diamonds hrt

I love the graphic simplicity of the design. For this wall-hanging the half rectangle triangle units finish at 3 x 6 inches.  The Creative Grids Perfect Rectangle ruler features a 2 to 1 ratio to cut proportional half rectangles up to a finished length of 9 inches, which will be perfect for a larger quilt I plan to make. Another bonus feature to this ruler is having two engineered notches for perfect alignment when sewing.

My wall hanging measures 36 x 36 inches, I used scraps for the binding and used my walking foot for straight line quilting . I love the floral batik used for the backing.

Falling Diamonds HRT back

Falling Diamonds HRT back

It’s Linky Tuesday with Connie at Freemotion By The River. If you get a chance stop by to see all of the inspirational projects.

Happy Sewing & Quilting!

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9 thoughts on “Falling Diamonds – HRT Wall Hanging

  1. The colors are pretty; just right for fall, I think! Love that pillow too!

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  2. Thanks Wendy! I’m so loving the ruler …it really is a time saver and doesn’t waste fabric.


  3. Hi Karla! WOWEE – that pillow is just stunning. I absolutely LOVE the colors. The white is so crisp against those beautiful oranges, tans and grays. And the simple quilting also is just perfect. Your wall hanging is beautiful, as well. I can suggest a good home for either project should you ever tire of them. Happy Wednesday to you! ~smile~ Roseanne

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  4. Karla, I love that pillow…it’s so striking and so luxurious!!! Those fabrics and that design would make for an unforgettable quilt!! The wall hanging captures the colors and feeling of fall perfectly 🙂

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  5. dezertsuz on said:

    The quiltlet is wonderful and simple, very nice with many decors. I absolutely love your pillow colors.

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