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    Dresdens

    I discovered a stack of Dresden blades in a bag of scraps given to me. They were obviously traced around a piece of cardboard and then not cut very well. This is only eight, but I got one more out of what was left. The Dresdens took just over 15 blades, but 16 were too many. I'll have to take a tuck in them to make them lay flat. I'll attach them to 18" backgrounds.

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    I love Dresdens! Very pretty.
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    very pretty
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    Have a great day and happy sewing !

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    I think the finished quilt will be pretty.

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    Great fabric colors.
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    How neat, I like to rounded Dresden's.

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    Very pretty Dresden. The round ones scare me cuz each one looks different.

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    Looks good. BrendaK
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    going to be a pretty quilt.
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    Sash around each square....will be a lovely nostalgic quilt.

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    I love the soft colors it will make a beautiful quilt. I haven't tackled a Dresden yet but maybe some day.
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    what a wonderful find!
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    Good job on your donated blades.
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    A wonderful 'save'. I would guess the previous person could not solve the difficulty of poorly marked and cut pieces and gave up. You have a beautiful solution and your finished quilt will be lovely.

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    They are so soft colors, they say "grandmother" to me.
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    Very nice!!!
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    Those dresdens are really pretty and glad you are making them up to be more beautiful. Please share with us when you have finished.

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    The blocks are very pretty and it will be stunning. Please show a picture when you are done.
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    Soft looking shades of fabric.

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    I like them.

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    Very pretty dresdens. I really like the fabric & the colors.

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    Love the soft pastel colors!

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    Great find. Good thing that you are an experienced quilter.

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    No one ever gives me a bag of pretty Dresden Plates
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    What a wonderful find! Very pretty!
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