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20+ Dresden Plate Quilt Patterns

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They really aren’t as scary as you think. The dresden plate quilt block is pretty simple…can be quickly stitched by machine and the layout and design is so intriguing.


With playing with layouts– remember that they can be sewn down to a whole piece background or to an individual quilt block.  The size is also adjustable— mix and match or keep it consistent.

They are great for using in the center of the quilt, as an accent, in the borders or corner blocks.  They can also be sewn into a full circle, half, quarter or three quarters…the options are endless!  That’s what makes them so fun!

Before we start with the free quilt patterns– here are some quick links to help you get started sewing yours:

dresdenplatequiltblockdresden plate how to make your own template| patchworkposse | easy sewing projects and free quilt tutorials

20+ Dresden Plate Quilt Patterns~

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Giant Scrappy Dresden Plate block and tutorialdresdenplatequilt2
 dresdenplatequilt4 FANFARE QUILT Dresden Plate - Downton Abbey - Andover Fabric
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Dresden blooms, by Jean Ann Wright for Robert Kaufman.comAnnabelle and her Fans, by Bev Remillard, for the Annabelle collection at Hoffman California, Hoffmanfabrics.com

Do you have a favorite dresden plate method or layout for a quilt?

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4 thoughts on “20+ Dresden Plate Quilt Patterns

  1. marilyn

    do u have to have sashing between each plate

  2. Becky

    there is no sashing with dresden plates, you are sewing them to each other.

  3. Scherrie Alln

    Do you know where I can find a Triple Dresden Plate Pattern? I see photos of them on Pinterest, but cannot anywhere find a pattern for them.

    Thank you.

  4. sandy arthur

    would love to find a pattern for these

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