Created by: SweetJasmine
Project

Craftsy BOM July blocks

What advice would you give someone starting this project? The Dresdan plates were fun. When piecing, sew a full 1/4" seam so that the plate lays perfectly flat. I did a blanket stitch around the traditional Dresdan to give it a handstitched look and straight stitch around the modern Dresdan to give it a cleaner look. I made the center circle using a smaller template than the 4" class template so the circle would be smaller.

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SweetJasmine made Craftsy BOM July blocks with:

Craftsy Block of the Month 2012

Online Class

Craftsy Block of the Month 2012

with Amy Gibson

  • cotton fabric

Project Description

What advice would you give someone starting this project? The Dresdan plates were fun. When piecing, sew a full 1/4" seam so that the plate lays perfectly flat. I did a blanket stitch around the traditional Dresdan to give it a handstitched look and straight stitch around the modern Dresdan to give it a cleaner look. I made the center circle using a smaller template than the 4" class template so the circle would be smaller.

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