Thoroughly Modern Dresden: Quick & Easy Construction, 13 Lively Quilt Projects for All Skill Levels
Not Your Grandmother's Dresden Plate Quilts! 13 lively new Dresden Plate quilts serve up a visual feast of contemporary colors and clever designs for all skill levels. Change up the look of your quilts with lots of variations on the basic Dresden Plate block and settings. Use breakthrough piecing techniques to put together a whole quilt of perfect blocks in a day. Check out the gallery of quilts to see how much fun Dresden Plates can be. Includes a complete set of templates for successful cutting, pressing, and placement. Forget everything you thought you knew about Dresden Plate quilts. The new Dresdens are colorful, clever, and fun-nothing stodgy or old-fashioned here! They're easy to make, too, with Anelie Belden's new stitch-and-flip technique. Try this fresh take on an old favorite.
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3—D half circles Anelie Belden Applique assorted fabrics Background Block background fabric blade top Blocks and Sewing blocks Block blue border Binding buttonhole stitch Christmas Wreath CIRCLES Cut color continuous design curved tops Cut 1 strip Cut and press CUTTING INSTRUCTIONS Dark fabric directions in Preparing directions in Sewing Dresden blades Dresden blocks Dresden design FABRIC AND SUPPLY FABRIC Dark fabric red fabric tone-on—tone print fabric using template Farfalle FINISHED QUILT Flower Power Fold Follow the directions Full center circle full Dresden half center circle Inner border Kathy Schmidt Outer border Peaked—Top Blade Preparing Quarter Blocks Press the seams pressing template EE quarter center circles Quarter Circle quarter squares Quilt assembly diagram quilt top Romancing the Reds seam allowance sew the blades Sewing Blades sewn Side setting triangles SKILL LEVEL straight Subcut 20 Table Runner template E template F Top Blade Top Pressing Patterns Trim width of fabric x WOF