Thursday, April 22, 2021

Medallion Quilt

I have been delinquent again!  You would think that I would have tons of spare time to read blogs and add to mine, but the days seem to fly by.

I finished this wall hanging this week and it is hanging in our bedroom.  I found the pattern in the Fall/Winter 2019 Quilt Sampler.  It was designed by Mary Koval, who owns Mary's Quilt Shop in Bedford, Pennsylvania and has the name "Blend Together."  I had a toile for the center, but the picture is kind of light against the pink.  But that was in my stash, so I used it. 


The pattern called for one more border, but I thought it was big enough.  

Here's a close up of the medallion.


The weather has been beautiful lately!  And this dogwood tree is practically in our yard, but actually is in our next door neighbor's yard - about 4-5 feet from our driveway.  We're lucky to have it so close to our house!


We are thankful that it didn't go down when we had the ice storm a couple months ago - I think it was around Valentine's Day.  The branches were weighed way down across our driveway and I was afraid they would crack off, but they didn't!  Thousands of trees didn't make it and our town is still cleaning them up.

I had my 2 vaccinations and didn't have any bad reaction to them (Moderna) thankfully.  

Some of my time has been used up with yard work.  I have planted flowers in the ground and in pots.  My clematis has one blossom and lots of buds on it.  I purchased another one that is purple and will bloom all summer.  My bleeding heart hasn't appeared, so I may buy another one.  But my lily of the valley is blooming and other plants are poking their way out of the ground!  It's a beautiful time of year!


5 comments:

  1. That's a very pretty quilt; I love your borders, and of course, the pink. What beautiful blooms you shared with us! I have a few iris blooming, and the roses are beginning to bloom, even though they never got pruned this past February. That's all the flowers I have blooming, and I've done very little quilting. I did get my Civil War blocks together from 2011, but I'm having lots of trouble getting my backing fabric to match like I want it to, and I barely have enough fabric, if in fact I do have enough! It's an ongoing struggle this week. ---"Love"

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  2. Such a pretty tree and a pretty quilt, too! I'm glad the tree was spared in the ice storm. And I'm glad to hear your vaccine didn't cause any trouble. Mine set me back a bit, but in the long run, I'll take that over the actual illness! And I hear you about time flying by too quickly. I have no idea where it goes, but some days I wish I had more to show for it!

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  3. What color is your clematis? I have a purple one that grows up and over the back of my mailbox with my careful leading! It doesn’t have blooms yet, but lots of buds.

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  4. Your wall hanging is so nice - all those lovely blues. I love a toile center in a medallion quilt. It so sweet and delicate looking. That dogwood is magnificent. We don't have those around here, it gets too cold. But, it is a treat to see one.

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  5. Love your little wall hanging. I appreciate the little pink notes here and there. The dogwood tree is fabulous. All I have blooming at the moment are dandelions, haha. ;^)

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