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November 12, 2017
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Christmas fabric wreath and bow

Today I'm sharing a tutorial to make this fun Double Dresden Wreath! It is a quick sew and a perfect way to brighten up your home. Obviously this one has a Christmas theme but you could make it for any season/occasion using appropriate fabrics. I demonstrated my design on the Sewing Quarter, you can see the video at the end of this post and lots of people messaged in with fabulous suggestions for fabrics they would use to make the wreath!

I used the Creative Grids 18° Dresden Plate Ruler to make this, I highly recommend Creative Grids ...

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October 9, 2017
Let's Quilt the Diamond Dresden Plate Quilt Block from The Free Motion Quilting Project

It's time to quilt our 10th block for the Machine Quilting Block Party! Let's build more skills for free motion quilting and ruler foot quilting as we quilt straight lines, Sharp Stippling, and free motion feathers together. Check out this new quilting tutorial to learn how to quilt it:


Click here to find the pattern for the Diamond Dresden Plate Quilt Block. This pattern includes a full-size template to create this 12 petal Dresden, as well as a 14 inch quilting diagram for you to mark the quilting design on top.


Marking the quilting designs makes quilting much ...

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October 3, 2017
New Diamond Dresden Plate Quilt Block from The Free Motion Quilting Project

It's October, my favorite month of the year, and time to make my favorite block for the Machine Quilting Block Party! This month we're going to piece and quilt this beautiful Diamond Dresden Plate Block:



I love the combination of flowing free motion quilting designs and ruler foot quilting in this block. To celebrate our second to last Dresden Plate Block, the Dresden Plate Template Set is also on sale for an additional $10 off!

Click Here to check out the Dresden Plate Template Set.

This set can be used to ...

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October 2, 2017
How to Piece a Diamond Dresden Plate Quilt Block from The Free Motion Quilting Project

It's our tenth month of the Machine Quilting Block Party and time to make another Dresden Plate Quilt Block for our Flower Festival Quilt. This month's Dresden block is super easy and fast to piece with twelve pointy petal shapes:

diamond dresden plate quilt block

The wonderful thing about the pointy petal Dresden Plates is they are pieced to turn the edge. This makes them much faster to turn the points to create the finished applique shapes. Learn how to piece and applique your Dresden Plate Quilt Block in this new video:



The pattern ...

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