August 20, 2018

Pyramidal Crystals quilt

Let's call today Free pattern Monday, courtesy of Timeless Treasures. This is Pyramidal Crystals, the quilt pattern I designed for the beautiful batik collection Tonga Jewel Amethyst by Judy and Judel Niemeyer for Timeless Treasures. I am always glad when I can design quilts for batiks, especially when they are this gorgeous:

And these are just a few samples of the collection. Pyramidal Crystals measures 58-1/4" x 69-1/2" and the blocks finish at 10". Although it looks complex, the quilt comes together quickly as the pattern has detailed diagrams and instructions for your convenience. This pattern is perfect for displaying the batiks in all their glory - the fabric strips used are large enough so you can see the texture of each fabric once the blocks are pieced together.

Photo from Wikipedia.
Pyramidal Crystals was inspired by the name of the collection - Amethyst. I wanted to depict the jagged edges of the amethyst and the block I chose seemed the ideal choice. Don't you agree?

If you like this pattern, head over to Timeless Treasures' website, under the Projects tab. Browse their inspirational collection of patterns featuring their amazing fabrics and notice that many of them are free downloads.

Have a wonderful day,


  1. Ah, the crystal. These gorgeous gems have traditionally been used to help relieve stress and heal the body, and they make fab necklaces, bracelets and anklets as well. more tips here


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