Right Round Medallion Progress

I finally found time to finish up the quilt top for my Right Round Medallion!  The center is my Right Round Mini pattern and I made up the borders as I went.

Right Round Medallion Quilt by Better Off Thread

 I decided to go all out with the colors, but leave plenty of negative space to rest the eyes.  It reminds me a little bit of a circus, especially those wide stripes and the triangular “bunting” borders.  I was listening to “Water For Elephants” while I sewed it, so that probably influenced me!

Right Round Medallion Quilt by Better Off Thread

I think my favorite part is that tiny little smiley face.  I didn’t even know it was there until I pressed the quilt!

Next month I have a book coming out on Medallion Quilts (more on that later!) and I was thinking of releasing this pattern in May as a cross promotion for the book.  Would anyone be interested in a pattern?

I’m going to try to get this quilted in the next week and then I’ll post better photos of the finished quilt!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

23 thoughts on “Right Round Medallion Progress

  1. Oh wow!! This is amazing! Love the colors and the fun vibe the various blocks make! Really, really the coolest quilt I’ve seen!!! I’m looking forward to your book release and yes, having the pattern would be great!!! Fantastic job!

  2. Congrats on the book – look forward to find out more about it. And absolutely, I’m very interested in a pattern for your very colorful creation. Your talent with flying colors is extraordinary!

  3. Yes I would like the pattern for your quilt. Love all the color! I bought the pattern for the center. I am learning to paper piece and like this.

  4. The medallion is really nice – I have never seen one like this – it is special. I love the complication and how you did not stop with intricate borders. Well done! I think you would do well with a pattern – I know I would enjoy it. Color, color, color, you must have an amazing stash. I enjoy your blog – new member, just found you. Thanks for the inspiration.

  5. Beautiful quilt. Absolutely amazing!!!!! Wish I didn’t have so many UFO’s, but because of them better not start another one.

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