dresden plate quilt block

How to applique Dresden Plates on quilt block

Yesterday on QUILTsocial, we created four Dresden Plate blocks to embellish four 12½ʺ x 12½ʺ background blocks which form the top and bottom quilted bands on a pretty and practical covering that’s part quilt and part towel. I’ve dubbed it a ‘quiltowel”. It’s perfect for lakeside reading or as a…

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Sewing the perfect Dresden Plate quilt block

Now that we’ve cut our background blocks for the top and bottom quilted bands our  waffle weave cotton Day at the Lake “quiltowel” we’re going to make Dresden plates to decorate the blocks on the top band. Dresden plates remind me of how a child draws the sun. That’s why…

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