Gambit Quilt - Tester Versions

Posted by Olivia Alaniz on

The Gambit Quilt pattern is finally available in my shop! You can get yourself a copy of the pattern here.
The Gambit quilt pattern is made up entirely of strip piecing! You will start off by creating large stripped units and then trimming them down to 2"-wide strips that you will use to piece together each block. This pattern is a great way to practice using a scant seam allowance and hone your point-matching skills.

The quilt was inspired by the wide variety of different tile mosaics throughout Europe. The rich diversity of unique designs and compositions that comprised these mosaics influenced the quilt's design.

The Gambit pattern was originally released in the Modern Quilt Guild Journal in 2022, so you may have seen it before! This was such an amazing opportunity that resulted in such a fun pattern for you all. I even had the sample displayed at QuiltCon this year!!

Pattern Details:

This pattern is rated as Intermediate because of the point-matching skill required and the need to have a very consistent ¼” seam allowance. If you’re able to do those two things, this quilt pattern is a walk in the park! The strip piecing style construction of Gambit makes this complicated-looking pattern simple to put together!

Gambit comes in one size (my favorite) - throw! You can find the fabric requirements below:

Do you want to replicate the cover quilt? You can use the Quilt Kit Recipe Card below to take with you to your favorite fabric shop! All fabrics used for the cover quilt are Moda Bella Solids. 


Tester Highlights: 


Jess put together this edgy version using Art Gallery Fabrics Pure Solids. She used the colors Coconut Milk, Caviar, and Gingerbread!  


Rachel made this low volume Gambit as a sample for a Lamb and Loom Fabrics quilt kit!


Amanda stitched up a sweet, purpley version of Gambit using AGF Pure solids in the colors Sweet Fig, Cabernet, Lavender Water, and Weathered Brick! 


Kim did some awesome sewing for this Gambit! She used AGF Pure Solids in the colors Crystalline, Swimming Pool, Magnetism, and Raw Gold. 


Daphne’s summery version of Gambit makes me ready for the warmer temps! If you don’t follow Daphne on Instagram already, you’re missing out! She has been posting these super cool quilt pictures that are so fun. 


Katie made this Gambit as another quilt kit - this one is for Pasadena Quilt Studio! You’ve seen this quilt a lot if you’ve been keeping up with my Instagram posts. We took Katie’s version to a little photoshoot and were able to get a lot of really good photos!

If you want to learn more about the tester versions of Gambit, you can check out their Instagram profiles for more details!


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