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Quilt Block Pattern

Dresden Plate

Size: 16" Finished
Intermediate Level

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Dresden Plate

Cutting Instructions:
Background Print
... 1 square 17" x 17"

Red Print
... 10 Template A

Blue Print #1
... 10 Template A

Blue Print #2
... 1 Template B

Step 1. Referring to Diagram I, stitch together 10 red print Template A fabrics and 10 blue print #1 Template A fabrics, alternating colors, stopping 1/4" from outside curved edge.

Diagram I
Diagram I

Step 2. Finger-press white 17" square in half on both length and width (see Diagram II). Using folds as placement guide, position pieced center and appliqué outer edge in place using appliqué method of choice. Appliqué Blue print #2 Template B fabric to complete Dresden Plate Block. Trim blocks to 16 1/2" square.

Diagram II
Diagram II

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