Medallion quilts, known for detailed borders built around a central focal point, have seen a resurgence in the modern quilting movement. Savor the intricate piecing and sophisticated applique behind 11 all-new modern medallion quilts, designed by popular quilting bloggers. Projects range from basic to complex, with each quilt as unique as its maker. Stitch a ring of Flying Geese, learn how to resize borders, and master useful techniques, such as sewing inset curves and paper piecing. Mix and match borders, using the provided line drawings as coloring pages, to plan your design and create your own unique modern masterpiece!
Janice Zeller Ryan holds and MFA in costume design from Carnegie Meloon University. The birth of her children (prompting her first baby quilt) took her in a new direction, where she discovered her love of quilting. She lives in Los Angeles and her website is www.betteroffthread.com Beth Vassalo was inspired to learn sewing after watching her daughter create dress-up clothes from paper and tape. Beth learned the basics of sewing with the help of books and online sources. A few years later, she discovered quilting and has been making quilts ever since. She lives in Washington, D.C. plumandjune.blogspot.com
Introduction Planning and Organizing Your Modern Medallion A Few Notes Before You Get Started The Projects Migration Medallion by Janice Zeller Ryan Watch the Birdie by Kerry Green Drops of Golden Sun by Karen Anderson-Abraham Alliance Medallion by Alexia Marcelle Abegg Oviedo Medallion by Erica Jackman The June Medallion by Beth Vassalo Wedding Bouquet Medallion by Rebecca Bryan ABC Medallion Wall Hanging by Amy Sinibaldi Graphical Modern Medallion Quilt by Christina Lane One Step At A Time by Melissa Richie Zen Medallion by Latifah Saafir Make it Yours: Designing a Unique Modern Medallion Quilt Special Techniques Piecing Curves Flying Geese Half-Square Triangle Units Foundation Paper Piecing Finishing Your Quilt Line Drawings of the Quilts About the Contributors About the Authors