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Baby Dresden Quilt

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Simple Fresh Quilts taught by Joanna Figueroa

Create vintage, traditional quilt blocks using simplified and up-to-date techniques with expert patternmaker Joanna Figueroa.

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Retro Vintage, Whimsical, Traditional
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What materials did you use? A mix of sweet fabrics including the Delilah collection by Tanya Whelan for Free Spirit and Cotton Couture solids in Candlelight (yellow) and Bright White. The green border is a print from True Colors by Heather Bailey. I used the Quick Point Ruler to make the dotty prairie point binding. The back is Minky Dimple Dot in a butter yellow color.

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I'm partial to Tayna's fabrics, too. But the red and white polka dots is to die for. Really sets off the quilt.

04/14/2014 Flag

Thanks so much! This was a really fun quilt to make :)

04/18/2014 Flag

I love this. Fabulous job. Makes me want to make this quilt again LOL!

05/02/2014 Flag

Thanks so much, Joanna! I'm so happy you love it! The pattern was so easy...and this was the first time I made Dresdens so I was super happy with the results :) I'm planning to make a larger one for myself! Thanks for the great class...it gave me courage to try this pattern and i know I'll be making it again and again!

05/09/2014 Flag

I just finished attaching prairie points to the border of my quilt and have no idea how to finish the corners. Your quilt is so cute with the points! Any suggestions for finishing the corners? I have searched the internet to no avail. Thanks!!

05/19/2014 Flag

Well, I couldn't find instructions either! I tucked the fabric edges under and if you look at my quilt, you'll see that you can see a little "bump" of the back fabric from the front and it looks okay. There is a lot of bulk there and I did trim back a little to eliminate some of the bulk before sewing. I don't know if this the correct way to do it, but it seemed to work! Good luck!

05/23/2014 Flag

Mimi Dietrich's Craftsy class "Finishing School - Bindings and Edges" may address this question. I loved the class.

06/07/2014 Flag

This is an adorable quilt ... after all that work, you even made a beautiful edging. Just wonderful!

06/07/2014 Flag

Thanks, Mimi!

06/13/2014 Flag