Make Your Own Medallion: Mix + Match Blocks and Borders to Build Your Quilt form the Center Out

Make Your Own Medallion: Mix + Match Blocks and Borders to Build Your Quilt form the Center Out

by Erin Burke Harris

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Overview

Make Your Own Medallion is the essential workbook for quilters who love the timeless look of medallion quilts but have never found the perfect pattern to sew. Author Erin Burke Harris has the answer: design your own! Erin takes all the pesky math out of those calculations leaving you with nothing but perfect borders without the stress. Leave your calculator behind because Erin starts by including handy cutting charts for over 30 popular blocks, in up to six sizes each. Next, choose from 12 beautiful center blocks in a variety of constructions techniques to suit your personal sewing style. Finally, get inspired by six ready-made quilt patterns in a variety of sizes to either make them as Erin has, or swap out her blocks for some of your favorites. Erin takes care of the numbers, the borders, the fit...so all you have to do is grab your fabrics and get started making your own medallion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940655291
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 12/26/2017
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Erin Burke Harris is the author of QuiltEssential. Her patterns have been published in a variety of books and magazines. Erin has been sewing since she was a young girl, crediting 7th grade Hone Ec as quite possibly the best class she has ever taken. She enjoys exploring different combinations of print, pattern and color and finds modern quilting to be a wonderful vehicle to view these in the context of a traditional craft. Erin lives in Kentucky with her husband and two daughters. She blogs about life, sewing and other crafty pursuits at houseonhillroad.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 Making Your Own Medallion

Chapter 2 The Blocks

1 Half-Square Triangle 20

2 Flying Geese 21

3 Quarter-Square Triangle 22

4 Half-Rectangle Triangle 24

5 4-Patch 26

6 9-Patch 27

7 Churn Dash 28

8 Rails 30

9 Plus 31

10 Drunkard's Path 32

11 Equal-ish Triangles 34

12 Dot 36

13 Square-in-a-Square 37

14 Cog 38

15 Kite 39

16 Kite Variation 40

17 Tulip 41

18 Chisel 42

19 X Block 44

20 Peel 46

21 Diagonal Dash 48

22 Half-Quarter-Square Triangle 50

23 Courthouse Steps 52

24 Diamond-in-a-Rectangle 54

25 House 55

26 O Block 56

27 Pinwheel 57

28 Snowball 58

29 Friendship Star 59

30 Spool 60

Chapter 3 The Medallions

1 Peels and Paths 64

2 Doghwood 56

3 Box Canyon 70

4 God's Eye 74

5 Lone Star 78

6 Spinning Star 82

Chapter 4 The Quilts

1 Centerpiece 86

2 Studio Window 96

3 Summer Skies 100

4 Let Love Shine 106

5 Tulip Medallion 114

6 Bluegrass 120

Techniques 128

Templates & Patterns 130

Acknowledgements 142

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