Dish it Up: Dresden Plate Blocks

dresden plate blocks big rig quilting

(half day workshop)

Dresden Plates have always been a popular block.

We will explore:

  • how to create the traditional block as well as ways new and creative ways to work with the traditional block
  • different blade sizes
  • overlapping blocks
  • different ways to finish the center

You will learn different ways to attache the plate to your background fabric:

  • hand applique
  • hand embroidery
  • machine applique
  • using decorative stitches on your sewing machine

This is a design and technique class.  You will leave with several Dresden plate blocks that you can turn into pillows, table runners or incorporate into a quilt.

Supply List: Piecing – Dish It Up-Dresden Plate Blocks