Monday, May 11, 2015

Modern Custom Dresden Quilt

 Melissa, a friend from Australia, wanted to try me out.  She sent me this adorable modern dresden style quilt made with Christmas fabrics.   I went to town with some positive and negative space quilting -  denser quilting in some areas to make the lovely piecing pop.  
  I stitched around each of the 'blades' or 'spokes' of the dresdens to give emphasis on the piecing.  In larger space between the blocks, I saw the perfect opportunity to add some snowflake designs.

 In the white space of the dresdens, I alternated a few designs:
 Ribbon Candy

 Straight line quilting
and pebbling leading out to swirls....
Isn't it pretty!?

Top Thread -  Glide thread in white
Bobbin Thread -  Wonderfil Decobob in white
Batting -  Hobbs 80/20 batting


  1. I just found your blog, it was on someones side bar and the quilting caught my eye! So beautiful, you do amazing quilting. I read your post about finding a balance, my four kids have all left home now but I still struggle to balance all in life, I feel this seems to be a womens lot..................or maybe the long arm quilting women! Best wishes from Leeanne in New Zealand, also a professional quilter!

  2. Indeed it is pretty! You did her proud ; )

  3. WOW!!! You did an amazing job on this, Andrea! Your quilting just made this quilt - I love it!

  4. A gorgeous quilt. Stunning quilting. I am sure Melissa is going to be very pleased.

  5. Your quilting is just amazing ..and one can see it took a lot of effort to do this , but your effort definitly paid off and it looks beautiful .. my aunt also do quilting so i'll share this design with her ...

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