I'm having a love affair with vintage Dresden Plate quilt blocks! Here is a sampling of vintage blocks from my collection which I've indigo dyed in various ways to accent their beauty, construction and in some cases the original colors of the petals. It's just so pretty! I've echoed the petals with the quilting and didn't go so bananas with the heavy quilting I usually love to add. This has kept the quilt much softer to touch and it's going to make a great snuggle quilt.
I've paired it with a pretty batik fabric for the backing (see in the last photos), which has an ombre effect of its own. It is safe to machine wash and dry (with care, following instructions... basically in cold water with no harsh detergents or bleach). I've already washed and dried this quilt.
It measures 53.75 x 67 inches. This quilt is sold As Is Vintage.
❀ You get the quilt shown in the photos!
❀ Measures 53.75 x 67 inches.
❀ Has already been washed and air dried
❀ all cotton fabrics
❀ batting I use is 100% cotton batting by Quilter's Dream in their Deluxe Weight batting
❀ Vintage AS IS
STORY OF VINTAGE RESCUE QUILTS
Following my love of Vintage Quilts and Quilt History, I find and source unfinished vintage quilt tops from various sources. I then make any repairs needed to the quilt top, including mending loose seams, replacing disintegrated fabrics, and attending to stains that may be treated. I then pair the quilt with a modern fabric backing and batting and quilt it using my longarm quilting machine. I use no computers on my longarm and everything is done manually. In the end, these unfinished quilts from long ago are transformed into quilts that are totally amazing, stunning, and well, beautiful! Sometimes I'm so struck by a quilt's transformation! It is an honor to bring these beauties into the future and finally give them the ability to be used and loved!
❀ ❀ wash cold, gentle cycle, mild soap and dry in a normal drier on low to medium or lay flat or hang to dry. Do not hang in direct sunlight to dry.
Don't wash it a lot. Washing dulls fabrics, so if you can just shake it out, spot clean, use a tape roller for that cat fur, toss it in the drier on cold to fluff it up.
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