Star Medallion cross stitch was inspired by traditional Quaker embroidery and many variations of this design can be found on antique samplers. It’s a quick project and lots of fun to stitch.
Ann Grimshaw Sampler
If you’re interested in the history of embroidery you can check out a variation of this geometric design on an actual vintage sampler (dated 1818) @ Philadelphia Museum of Art.
This star medallion was very popular choice on Ackworth School embroidery projects and we’ve seen other variations of the medallion dating as early as 1799.
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More Quaker Embroidery?
If you like traditional cross stitch and antique pattern we have loads more in the store. Check our Quaker cross stitch category for more medallions and full samplers.