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A Dresden Quilt #10 – Mostly Oranges + Pinks – Quilt Reveal

A Dresden Quilt in mostly oranges and pinks, plus a bit of turquoise and yellow fabrics

Well, I finished her and my goodness she takes forever, but well worth the effort I think. I just love Dresdens so much!

A Dresden Quilt is a free pattern that you can find here.

All my Dresden tutorials can be found here.

About the Quilt

This was another commission quilt where I was given a color palette to work with. Mostly pinks and oranges, but a little yellow and turquoise was tossed in too.

I loved it!

I think it’s one of the more prettier versions I’ve made.

Unfortunately, it was so big that my pictures suffered a bit. It’s a queen size 84×96″.

I went with a basic meander for my quilting on this one, but got a little fancy on the inside of the Dresden plates.

I LOVE the sea of low volume. And that gorgeous rose fabric makes me smile. 🙂

I used only stash for this quilt and it was nice to pull from my drawers and get some of the hoard used, especially all the low volume. I so enjoy coordinating those.

Quilt Details:

PatternA Dresden Quilt

Size – 84″x96″ – The pattern comes with directions for making the 60″x72″ square size. I made this one with 56 blocks and laid them out 7×8. About 35 of the blocks feature a Dresden plate

Style – Applique

Top Fabrics – My stash.

Backing Fabrics – Pink Watercolors

BindingShabby Coral Cloud

Batting Warm & Natural

Thread – So Fine by Superior in Blizzard for piecing, Microquilter in silver for quilting

Finishing TechniquesMeander free motion on a domestic, Machine Ditch binding

Skill Level – Beginner

Label Found here

That’s 10 A Dresden Quilts I have made! Haha! This one, with it’s size so big, took me about two weeks of steady work to complete. I so enjoyed it!


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