Saturday, 15 April 2017

Medallion Quilt Month 4

This months block is the Rosebud Block. I choose this block due to my love of roses, this block dates back to the early 1900's.


Rosebud block

This is a 12 1/2'' unfinished or 12'' finished block.

Cutting:
Dark fabric:   A  2-  5'' x 5'' 
Medium Fabrics: B   4-  3'' x3''  
Background Fabric: C  4- 3'' x 3'' 
                                 D  4- 2 1/2'' x 6 1/2'' 
                                 E  2- 5'' x 5'' 

All Seam allowances are 1/4''.

Step 1:

1. On the back of both piece C draw a diagonal line from corner to corner.  See  1a.
2. Place the square on top of piece B. Sew a 1/4'' seam on both sides of the line. See  1b.
3. Cut on drawn line. See  1c.
4. Press HST's to dark side.
5. Trim the HST's to 2 1/2'' x 2 1/2''
6. Make 8.

diagram 1

Step 2:

1. Repeat Step 1 using pieces E and A.
2. Make 4.
Step 3:

1. Sew two 2 1/2'' x 2 1/2'' HST's together see diagram 2 below.
2. Make 4.

diagram 2

Step 4:

1. Sew the small HST unit to one 4 1/2'' x 4 1/2'' HST.
2. Sew a 2 1/2'' x 6 1/2'' to the HST unit. See diagram 3 below.
3. Make 4.

diagram 3

Step 5:

Sew all four of the above units together to make the rosebud block.

diagram 4

You can get a PDF of this block free in my Craftsy Store.

I would love to see any of the blocks you have made, you can post to Instagram using #stitchinathomemedallion2017 

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2 comments :

  1. Thanks for the great pattern. I know just where this one will be used.

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  2. Cindy, I am enjoying your quilt along. I got all caught up this weekend and hope to share pictures later this week :)

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