Sunday, 19 February 2017

Medallion Quilt Block 2

Another month already it seems like I just posted the last block instructions yesterday. We are going to continue working on the center. Putting it together and adding the borders.

center block


Step 1:

1.Sew the 4 center blocks together that you made last month if you haven't already. See diagram 1a.

diagram 1



Border 1

2-  1 3/4'' X 16 1/2''
2-  1 3/4'' X 19''

Sew the border strips to the center 1a. See diagram 1b above.

HST Border

Medium fabric:        A  16- 3'' x 3''                
Background Fabric: B  16- 3'' x 3''
                                 C  4-  2 1/2'' x 2 1/2''
                             
Step 1:

1. On the back of both piece B draw a diagonal line from corner to corner. See diagram 1a.
2. Place the square on top of piece A. Sew a 1/4'' seam on both sides of the line. See diagram 1b.
3. Cut on drawn line. See diagram 1c.
4. Press HST's open to dark side.
5. Trim the HST's to 2 1/2'' x 2 1/2''
6. Make 32.

diagram 2

Step 2:

1. Sew  four of the HST's from step 1 together. See diagram 3a.
2. Make 4, 3a's.
3.  Sew four of the HST's from step 1 together. See diagram 3b.
4. Make 4, 3b's.

diagram 3

Step 3:

1. Paper piece the four triangle square units, using the medium and background fabric. See diagram 4.
The paper piecing pattern is included in the PDF download.

diagram 4


Step 4:

1. Sew the units 3a and 3b from Step 2 above to a triangle square unit from Step 3. See diagram 5.
2. Make 4.

diagram 5


Step 5:

1. Sew a piece C to each end of one of the units from Step 4 above. See diagram 6.
2. Make 2.




diagram 6

Step 6:

1.  Sew units from Step 5 to the center. See diagram 7.

diagram 7

Border 2

2-  1 3/4'' x 23''
2-  1 3/4'' x 25 1/2''

Sew the border strips to the unit center unit from above. See diagram 8. The center should now be 25 1/2'' x 25 1/2''.


diagram 8




You can get a PDF of this block here.

Remember to have fun and to post to Instagram using #stitchinathomemedallion2017 






1 comment :

  1. I still hope to hop in, even know what fabric I want to use...it will have to wait a little bit yet though.

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