Thursday, May 9, 2013

Quilting Follow up...

A few weeks ago I did a post on a quilt I was working on.
Well it was going fairly well. I had everything cut!

All my Irish Chain Squares were made...

All my squares made...all my plates put together...
Ready to put them on the squares.....

I ended up with Dresden Plates...that did not want to cooperate with how the instructions said!!!
I put out an SOS to a quilting blogger and got numerous responses on how to fix my problem...
The ideas worked...and I have my first completed Dresden Plate square ready....
It's not perfect...but I'm happy with it!!

Now I only have 11 more to do...
 
I don't think this quilt will go together as fast as I had thought it would!



11 comments:

  1. I have to say I have never made a quilt - but I am going to! But alas can't help you now! sandie

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  2. Looking good.

    A Dresden Plate is on my list to try some day. I have the template for the blades, so it's just a matter of time and courage.

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  3. Looking good! I've never made a Dresden Plate before, I've been intimidated by them :)

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  4. really neat! looks WAY too complex for me to even think about!

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  5. Wow, that Dresden Plate did go together nicely! So glad you got the help you needed. That's going to be a great quilt!

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  6. It is a true work of ART in progress!!!

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  7. can't wait to see the finished one....awesome...

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  8. So beautiful colors and materials ~ looks lovely! I look forward of seeing them all put together!

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  9. it's going to be lovely ! :) I have a Dresden from my grandmother, and then a table runner that I did ( Done ) and pillow top ( almost ) and then a larger one to tie, rather than hand quilt ( 1/4 done ) I did not have troubles with the actual Dresdens but that may be because the pattern that I used did not require putting a middle circle inside. And if that's what is giving you difficulty then I'm glad that I didn't try : )

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