Cut a slit in the centre of the interfacing and turn your circle right side out. If you click through to my 'Fave Linky Parties' page you can see where I like to share my work. Press your stitches with a hot, dry iron.
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Chris Dodsley @mbCD: How To Make A Dresden Plate Blade Template
A speedy solution for anyone needing a Dresden Plate Blade template in a hurry. Please DON'T trace either image - they are not to scale and your work will be ruined. Use a hera marker to get a smooth line along the edge of the circle.
The backing and batting are slightly larger than the quilt top. Use a point turner to push the top of the seam into a point. Baste the layers together using your preferred method.
Trim away a corner at the folded edge, being careful not to clip your stitches. Make a quilt sandwich by placing the backing fabric right side down, the batting on top, then the quilt top centrally and right side up.
Place the two circles right sides together. Written by Chris Dodsley made by ChrissieD at Continue cutting until you have cut twelve blades from different fabrics.
Fold your background fabric into quarters and lightly press. Sarah has mixed up modern prints and solids to give this classic quilting combo a templxte new look, but you can get creative with your own fabric choices. Dresden Plates are pieced circles made up of a number of blades or wedges.
How to sew Dresden Plates: free templates & tutorial - Love Patchwork & Quilting
Press your stitches with a hot, dry iron. Press the seams open and trim away the dog ears. Please be safe and, if necessary, use scissors instead - you can always pretend you're working below yemplate in Downtown Abbey before the age of the rotary cutter and try to make it fun.
Align the template on your fabric strip with the chosen measurement at the top of the strip. Trace a circle using the template, onto the centre fabric and cut out.
Sew the binding strips together end-to-end using diagonal seams. Clicking on an image will take you to a new page of crafty goodness: Please leave a message to let me know you visited, it's a great way to get to know you all better too: Start with two blades right sides together, stitching along one long straight edge and pressing the seam to one side. Post a Comment I love to hear from everyone, thank you for taking the time to read my blog and share your thoughts.
The fusible side of the interfacing should be facing away from the fabric. Press from the front to fuse in place and finish the outer edges.
Fold the binding over to the back of the quilt and hand stitch in place to finish. Unfold the blade, turning the stitched end to the reverse.
platr Give your ring a final press from the front and back. If you click through to my 'Fave Linky Parties' page you can see where I like to share my work. Fold in half lengthwise, WST, and press.
Use a rotary cutter to trim the strip along platr sides of the template. Cut a slit in the centre of the interfacing and turn your circle right side out.
Missouri Star Large Dresden Plate Template for 10" Squares
Repeat with the rest of the blades to sew together in pairs. Try to start close to the outer edge so you have a large whole piece from the centre, which you can use to make a matching centre circle in the next step. Begin stitching your blades together.