Monday, 30 July 2012

Dresdens

I finished three quilts last week. That means I can start three more. Right?

This weekend was about Dresdens. Not something I've done a lot of before. I started on Saturday witha  new Jelly Roll quilt. It's from the Jelly Roll Dreams book and is called Pac Mania. Here are my first four blocks all together (the background is cream, not grey).

In the finished quilt there won't be any full circles only three quarter circles (which look like the things from Pac Man - hence the name). I'm using a Ruby Jelly Roll, and those are curved seams! So far I'm 11 blocks in and no pleats in my seams! I need 36 blocks in total so there is still time!

And then yesterday I started the Sew Intertwined QAL with the centre Dresden. Check out the tutorial because this technique took away all of the Dresden issues I've had in the past. I haven't bought my background fabric yet, so I've just sat it on some cream fabric from the jelly roll quilt.

The fabrics are part of the Cats Amore range from Benartex - but I've avoided the cat-ty prints. Except the pink. Which is from Moda.

I'm off to do some more curved seams!

3 comments:

Nic said...

Yes, it definitely means three new starts. But... I only count two, where's the third? :)

Both projects look good. Good luck with the curved seams. Especially as you've now jinxed yourself ;)

Cherie said...

Great looking Dresdens! I love the second one! =D

Melissa said...

Gosh, they are both so stunning - at first I was going to gush about the Ruby one but the purple and green one is just as gush worthy. Beautiful!