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Everyone loves Dresden Plate quilt blocks, but have you ever thought about the potential in each of the Dresden Plate’s blades? Join Jane Davidson as she shows you how to add piecing and pattern into the blades of a simple Dresden Plate block to create her fun Blooming Dresden Cushion pattern.
Includes instructions for making your own version of the Dresden cushion pattern
Pattern sheet included with Dresden wedge shape ready for tracing to make your own templates
Jane shows you how to make the simpler pieced Dresden blades with small pieced diamonds as alternating blades
You’ll also learn how to make tiny pieced nine patch, pinwheel and churn dash blocks and flower designs as part of the alternate pieced Dresden blades
Jane shares her tips on organisation, which is key to this design
Learn how to construction your Dresden Plate and appliqué to the background fabric
Detailed step-by-step instructions take you through the process from cutting your fabrics to piecing the different block designs to completing your cushion
Apply the design to larger quilt projects
A great project for intermediate-level quilters looking for a smaller, challenging quilt project
Chapter 1: Meet Jane Davidson (3 min)
Meet quilter and fabric designer Jane Davidson as she shares her quilt making journey with you and introduces you to the project you’ll be learning to make.
Chapter 2: Make the diamond blades (23 min)
Jane shows you how to make the Dresden blades pieced with smaller coloured diamond pieces and she shares her tips on being organised.
Chapter 3: Make the flower blades (30 min)
Then you’ll learn how to make tiny pieced blocks and flower motifs into the blades of the Dresden to alternate with the diamond blades.
Chapter 4: Assemble the Dresden Plate (10 min)
Once your blades are made, Jane shows you how to piece the blades together to complete the Dresden Plate.
Chapter 5: Appliqué the Dresden Plate to the background fabric (4 min)
Jane then takes you through the steps of appliquéing your plate to the background fabric and she shares her advice on choosing your background fabric.
Chapter 6: Show and tell with Jane (7 min)
View a gallery of Jane’s amazing quilts to inspire you with some other examples of Dresden Plate quilts.