Dresden Plate Quilting Design Choices

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This is Fay’s Dresden Plate. It is made out of thirties fabrics with the cat and the fiddle being the star of the focus fabrics. Isn’t it cute?

Fay's Dresden Plate quilt, waiting in the wings

Wacom TabletShe wants this quilt done custom so I’ve pulled in a photo of the block into my computer. I then use a Wacom tablet to draw on the photo in Adobe Photoshop. This gives me a chance to experiment and audition ideas.

Fay's Dresden Plate quilt, waiting in the wings

When I finally get a design I like, I send it to my client for their approval. As you can see, I used a tri-leaf design in the corners of the background and a loop in each of the plate’s slices on Fay’s quilt. Finally, a vine leaf is added to the sashing with the cornerstones having a looped star that echoes the center circle.

The alternative design I did has echo quilting around the plate, outline stitching in the petals of the plate and curlies in the sashing. Fay's Dresden Plate quilt, waiting in the wings Which one would you choose if you were Fay? Vote for your favorite in the comments. Who knows, you might help Fay decide!

I’ll let you know what Fay says!

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