Archive | Spring Medallion Quilt

09 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Adding A Hanging Sleeve To Your Quilt

You have finished your quilt top. The quilting is done too. But before you put your binding on, there is one more thing to consider… Do you want to add a sleeve for hanging?

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02 June 2012 ~ 2 Comments

How To Make A Great Quilt Back!

You have finished a beautiful quilt top like our Spring Medallion. Whether it is a artful expression in contemporary fabrics or a fabulous rendition of a traditional design, you need to make a back to move on to the quilting stage. And that back should hint at that glorious work on the front without detracting [...]

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26 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Spring Medallion: Adding Your Final Whole Cloth Border

Wow!  We are nearly done with the construction on this lovely quilt. Medallion quilts surely date from before their European popularity in the 1700s.   In fact, this is one of  the forms of quiltmaking the earliest settlers brought with them to America.

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19 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Spring Medallion – Seminole Border Part 2

Sorry for the delay in presenting this.  We are getting close to the finish.  After this, there is is the final whole cloth border, then quilting and binding with a flat flange.  I will also be discussing labels and sleeves before we wrap this project up and move onto our Summer MYSTERY!

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05 May 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Spring Medallion Seminole Border Part 1

So far for this Spring Medallion Quilt, we have looked at Appliqué, multiple ways of making Flying Geese, the intricate piecing of the Twisted Ribbon border and some strip piecing for the Pieced Scallop border. Now we look at Seminole Piecing.

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28 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Spring Medallion Quilt: Adding The Pieced Scallop Blocks To The Quilt

Last week we made 36 Pieced Scallop blocks. Now it is time to add these blocks as the next border of our Spring Medallion quilt.

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19 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Spring Medallion: Pieced Scallop Border Part 1

Quite often, lovely quilts have beautiful appliquéd Scallop borders… Which got me thinking… Could a scallop border be pieced?

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14 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Spring Medallion – The Spacer Border

Spacer borders are often vital to attaining the desired look of a quilt. This is especially true for Medallion Quilts since they are all borders!

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07 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Spring Medallion: Twisted Ribbon Border

We have been off on Spring Break this week but class resumes on Monday. Now we are ready for the next round of our Spring Medallion: The Twisted Ribbon.

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24 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Spring Medallion: Mitering the Corners of the Applique Border

Charlotte, a class member and great quilter, offered to show us her favorite method of mitering the corners of our Applique Border on the Spring Medallion Quilt. This is a great method and Charlotte has done a wonderful job with her instructions.

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