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What’s on my Design Wall April 4, 2011

Posted by Pam in KC in Colorworks Dresden Plate, designwall, UFO Challenge 2011.

Woo Hoo!!  I finally finished my Dresden Plate quilt. It was February’s UFO Challenge Quilt.

The fabric for the plates started out life as a skirt my mom made for me in the early 1990’s.  I loved that skirt.  But an elastic waistband on a longer skirt and a rolling desk chair just don’t mix well.  I rolled over my hem and attempted to stand up one too many times.  Putting the fabric into a quilt apparently has not solved this problem. As I was binding the quilt, I rolled over the end of it and got tangled up.

This is the back of the quilt.

I’m working on a pillowcase to go with the quilt.  Right now I’m leaning toward a black case with alternating blades and a narrow gold trim.

I hope to get this pillowcase, and perhaps one for the Dragonfly quilt finished before I leave for retreat later this week.

To see what others have been up to follow the links over at Patchwork Times.



1. Chris - April 4, 2011

Way to go!!! It is so nice to finish up those UFOs!

2. karenlogcabinquilter - April 4, 2011

I just finished a Dresden Plate quilt to the top stage. I enjoyed viewing yours!

3. Gari - April 4, 2011

Great use of fabric and beautiful plates. I love the bright color on the black.

4. Julie Kaye - April 4, 2011

Great pillow case to go with your beautiful quilt. The black looks great with those brights.

5. Cherie - April 4, 2011

I love your skirt quilt 🙂 The colors just sing.

6. Kate - April 4, 2011

Beautiful way to extend the life of your skirt.

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