Sunday, January 6, 2013

Dresden Plate

A new project! As many of you know, I seldom do anything but straight stitch piecing. I don't usually do curves, and almost never do applique work. However... a friend gifted me with some 30s style FQs, and I found that I could no longer resist the urge to make a classic style quilt with them. After giving it some thought, I decided to do a Dresden Plate (modified to have pointy tops like a fan) which meant... TA DAH.. biting the applique bullet. Here's a block I have finished, and the rest are assembled and waiting for the hand applique. Hopefully I'll have a finished quilt in a month or so.
 

2 comments:

  1. This will be a beautiful quilt. I love the 30s fabric and the Dresden Plate pattern. The colors are so soft and warm looking. Hope the hours you spend on the hand work are enjoyable.

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  2. Very pretty. And you will surely have a breutiful quilt..

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