What a great find this vintage Dresden Plate Quilt top was! Nearly in perfect condition with only a couple areas to stitch up in repair. It called to be Indigo Dyed and it was NO mistake because just look at it! I added some areas of tie dye to show off some of the original fabrics below and to echo the round shapes of the plates (that pink!!). It's heavily quilted, as you can see, and I can hardly contain my happiness with the star-burst quilting on the plates along with the spirals accenting the round centers. It just couldn't be more perfect!
I've paired it with a pretty batik fabric for the backing (see in the last photos). It's very textural and has a great feel. 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 approximately 66x82 inches. This quilt is sold As Is Vintage. No stains can be seen as it has been dyed.
❀ Measures approximately 66 x 82 inches (167.64cm x 208.28cm).
❀ Has already been washed and dried
❀ seems to be all cotton fabrics
❀ batting I used 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.
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