Sunday, 18 March 2018

Medallion Quilt Finishing it up

This is it, the last instructions for the Medallion Quilt.

alternate layout using the churn dash block

Sashing and Borders


Sashing fabric: A   cut (20)  1 1/2'' x 20 1/2''                   
Cornerstone Fabric: B cut (10)  1 1/2'' x 1 1/2''

Step 1

1. Using 10 piece A's and the B's sew together using a 1/4 inch seam. See diagram 1.
2. Press towards dark.
3. Make 10.

diagram 1

Step 2

1. Sew a sashing strip A to the right side of the blocks in row 1. Using only 3 strips for the row. See diagram 2.
2. Do not join the blocks yet.

diagram 2

3. Repeat for bottom row. 
4. Sew the sashing to 2 blocks on the right side as above and 2 blocks on the left side. See diagram 3.

diagram 3
these blocks are on either side of the center as per layout above.

Step 3

1. Sew the units from Step 1 to  the bottom of the blocks in the top row. See diagram 4. 

diagram 4

2. Join the blocks in the top row together.
3. Repeat for bottom row except sew the strips from Step 1 to the top of the row. See diagram 5.
4.Repeat for side blocks. See diagram 5.

diagram 5

Step 4

1. Join rows to center. Sides first then the top and bottom rows. See diagram 6.

diagram 6



Border Fabric:    cut (2)  2 1/2'' x 51 1/2''  
                           cut (2)  2 1/2'' x 55 1/2'' 

Sew the border strips to the unit from Step 4 above.

Congratulations you now have a completed top ready to quilt.

I would love to see any of the blocks you have made, you can post to Instagram using #stitchinathomemedallion2017 Or email me a photo.


  1. I look forward to seeing how they all come together when you can share, Cindy!

  2. I don't see this one in your Craftsy store.

  3. I can't wait to finish mine up. It's going to be a little bit before I get there, but I can't wait!

  4. Hurrah for you, Cindy! I didn't stitch along with this one, but I have enjoyed seeing the blocks come together. Medallion quilts are my all time favorite!

  5. I find making quilts is a unique art form. For me quilting actually means combining fabric pieces with a soft interlining using wool or cotton thread. Luxury Vibrators


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