Drafting

Quilt drafting refers to drawing your quilt block on paper (usually graph paper). You can use your drafted block to make templates and/or to figure out cutting sizes. If you would like to purchase 12″ graph paper from Amazon, click here. Learn how drafting/drawing quilt blocks can help you complete your quilt project.  Check out… Continue reading Drafting

Dresden Pattern

The Dresden quilt pattern was written up about 100 years ago as a scrappy circular design made with “spiked” wedges meeting in the center.   It was named after the Dresden Plate that was popular in the Victorian times.  The plate was named after Dresden, Germany where many of these fancy floral plates were made.… Continue reading Dresden Pattern