Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Medallion Quilts From Scraps
I've posted here early on, but have not kept up with my play time on a regular basis, sad to say. However, I have used small amounts of my 15 Minutes of Play patchwork as the centers for 2 liberated medallion quilts, my latest favorite style, as seen in Gwen Marston's Liberated Quiltmaking II. I tend to be lazy when it comes to making lots and lots of blocks, so I put a number of plain borders in these quilts, as you can see. And I tend toward "controlled liberation: :). My rules included buying no new fabric, of course.
The first quilt is hand quilted in fans; I'm quilting the second one now in embroidery floss with a larger than normal stitch, making up the quilting designs as I go along.
My next quilt will have more 15 Minutes of Play patchwork, with random piecing--I'm liking this look more and more and it's fun!