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Boughs of Holly
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Easy 12" Dresden Block Tutorial ...
I've been playing with my Bake Sale fabric line again and cutting thimble shapes for dresden blocks!. The blocks are machine appliquéd ... and only have 12 blades per dresden so that they are really fast to make. I used the small size Bee in my Bonnet Thimble Ruler to cut the blades. When I designed these rulers a few years back… I drew them not only to be a thimble shape… but I also drew them on an specific angle so that when 12 of them were sewn together they would form a perfect circle…
First, let me say CONGRATULATIONS to Annie R. of Michigan, who won the fat quarter bundle of Burlap Brights from the Blog Hop last week. I hope you've been able to visit each of the bloggers and enter to win for each post. Today I was reminded of my tried-and-true Butterfly Block using dresden plate blades. This dates back to the early 2000s when I accidentally made these butterfly wings from a dresden plate block I oversized and then took apart incorrectly (don't ask!) Here is the first…
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Baby Aster Doll Quilt Top
This is my latest idea for a doll quilt kit -- a miniature Baby Aster which is basically a Dresden Plate, but without the scallops on the blades. The pieces for this top are actually from some vintage Baby Aster blocks which were crudely sewn. The blocks provided eno
This is my wonderfully fabulous quilt that is going to live in the breakfast area in the kitchen! I love all of the fabrics and the color wheel perfection!!!! It is a beautifully hand quilted and all of the corners are turned back to perfection!!!! Do you think it will help me make good food choices? (no Twinkies or chocolate on this quilt!) I also got a square of each of the fabrics!!!!! Thank you Laura (IsaacsMom)