Dresden Plate Quilt in the hoop
5"x 7"The ancient patchwork pattern "Dresden plate" traditionally is made by hand. It requires some expert knowledge. Many little petals are applied in circle around an inner circle. This results in a colorful and bloomy motif.
Using the embroidery machine it is much simpler and the result is still stunning. The detailed, enriched with many pictures step-by-step guidance in English and German will get you to an amazing results within few hours. In case you don't have the time for the pillow then start with the oven glove. It needs only one of the four middle parts. Using two blocks might create a great placemat.
You will find here 3 different patchwork blocks completely made in the hoop:
- squared inner part with 5 petals (you will need 4 of them and the applied circle for one Dresden plate)
- corner part with curve applique
- side part with curve applique
which can be combined into:
- large pillow
- place mat
- tablecloth, or if you are up to it even to
- a large quilt
By combining the pieces you can achieve many different patterns.
You will need the 5x7 hoop.
The pillow is appr. 40 x 40 cm in size.
Click here for sizes and design examples:
With picture-instruction in German and English language
All the fabrics are available from Stoffekontor.
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