Dresden Plates for me

Mary’s pictures of her beautiful dresden plate quilt inspired me months ago to make my own.

After sewing these together, I needed a break from them.

Working on this one for Lindsey for the Threadheads Bee,

and seeing Mary’s pictures again was the motivation I needed to get mine finished.

Now that I have the blocks sewn together, I’ve decided to do a piano key border. Wish I had thought to cut out pieces for this when I started but oh well.

This is going to be my quilt. A quilt for me to snuggle under when watching tv, reading (when I ever find the time) and for napping (once in a blue moon!)

I’m loving it.
What are you working on?

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced


  1. 3


    This is so beautiful! I find that I am drawn more and more to traditional blocks done in a modern way. Good for you for keeping it for yourself!

  2. 8


    Wow. Wow, wow, wow. Your Dresden plates are fantastic – a beautiful, happy, modern twist on a classic. Well done!


  3. 14


    You quilt is lovely. I didn’t include a Dresden Plate Quilt on my list today but it is there for sure. I think they look amazing. It’s so cheery with all those bright colors. LOVE!

  4. 17


    Love it. I have seen more and more polka dots as backgrounds and I think it looks so neat. Great job. I am going to have to make myself one of those too. :)

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    Might be my favorite quilt EVER! I’m a dresden freak. Thinking of changing my blog banner to dresdens! Love your blog and can’t wait to see you at SS!

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