Aviatrix medallion quilt, modern patchwork star scrappy quilt
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Aviatrix Medallion Quilt, Work in progress

Aviatrix Medallion Quilt: the first border

It was fun last week to get back to my Aviatrix Medallion and add the first border. If you are familiar with the pattern, you can tell I have altered mine a bit to fit my taste. I made the center star larger, so I skipped the actual first border, which is half-square triangles. Since I have lots of greenish blue in my center star, I decided to turn up the heat in the first border by using mostly hot pink and orange strips. I like how the bits of yellow, green and blue pop amidst the brightness and pull...

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Bird in the window quilt star, aviatrix medallion center star quilt
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Aviatrix Medallion Quilt, Paper Piecing, Work in progress

Aviatrix Quilt: the Center Star

I did it! I finally finished my center star for the Aviatrix medallion quilt. I have to say I really love it, is it okay to say that about your own quilt? I really love making medallion quilts (so far I've done the Marcelle Medallion and Midnight at the Oasis). This pattern is called Aviatrix Medallion and was created by Elizabeth Hartman. (you can buy the pattern here and see how the original looks). Now, I do  have some explaining to do because if you are familiar with the pattern, you know mine looks different. While I love the original quilt, I...

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