Dresden plates

Today I took the day off from my Gammill because I finished a really tough, big quilt yesterday.  I sat at my machine and sewed together some Dresden plate blocks.  I still have to turn the edges under on all the blades.  Ugh… I am not fond of that part.  But it will be good to have some hand work to do do in front of tv. After turning the edges under,  I plan on machine stitching them to a plain block.

The cross stitch/embroidery blocks I hand stitched about 8 years ago.  I would really like to get this put together and finished this year.




3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Carol
    Jun 25, 2011 @ 06:32:30

    Very nice, I like the combo of pieced and cross stitch blocks.


  2. Jodi R
    Jun 25, 2011 @ 10:38:02

    Very nice Gayle! I like the combination of the plates and the embroidery.


  3. Vicki W
    Jun 25, 2011 @ 17:23:30

    It’s good to take a day for yourself! It looks like you are very close on this one. It’s going to be beautiful.


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