Wednesday, August 19, 2009

What a difference a center makes

I have not had much time to sew lately with schools starting and work hectic. I did spend a bit of time tonight working on my mini summer quilt swap. I have never done a Dresden plate block and I had picked up some gorgeous daisy prints earlier this summer. Daisies and summer go together in my book. Well, my creative juices are going and I added some old crystal beads I had in my sewing room and now I believe I am going to call it "Dew on the Daisy" as the bit of sparkle reminds me of that. Be sure you click on the picture because then you can see the sparkley thread also. I just had to take these two pictures because the center made so much difference in the block. I'll be certain to show you the finished block before I mail it away.


  1. I just love this dresden plate. And the daisy fabric is darling. Your swap partner will love it.

  2. I am working on putting vintage 30's Dresden Plate blocks into a quilt, they are lovely.

  3. Hi Sylvia

    I love your blog! The summer went by so quickly, didn't it? I know that I am ending the suspense a little early, but I am sending out your summer mini today, so look for it in the mail soon. I hope you like it!