10 Dresden Plates to Drool Over

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Not only do I love the look of dresden plates but they are perfect for scraps. Although they are commonly used in quilts, I’ve shared 10 alternative uses below to help spark your creativity! Each dresden plate project has a link below the picture. Click the link to find more details.

Dresden Plates are perfect for smaller fabric scraps and so easy to make. Check out these drool worthy dresden projects from The Sewing Loft.

Dresden Plates are perfect for scraps and so easy to make. Check out these drool worthy dresden projects.

10 Dresden Plates

 

Even though this traditional quilting technique has roots from yesteryear, it can easily be transformed into a modern quilt, garment or home decor worthy of today’s fashion trends. Just think about how many different combinations you can create with your fabric scraps!

Stitch up one of these 10 drool worthy dresden plates. The simple design is perfect for scraps and the patterns are easy to follow. 

1. Pretty Pincushion

A dresden design adds texture and interest to this pretty pincushion. Create one in your favorite fabric or mix and match.


Stitch up one of these 10 drool worthy dresden plates. The simple design is perfect for scraps and the patterns are easy to follow. 

2. Modern Dresden Block

Mix a little bit of the old with the new with a modern version of the dresden plate.


Stitch up one of these 10 drool worthy dresden plates. The simple design is perfect for scraps and the patterns are easy to follow. 

3. Perfect for Pillows

Create a beautiful pillow to treasure with a dresden plate design.


Stitch up one of these 10 drool worthy dresden plates. The simple design is perfect for scraps and the patterns are easy to follow. 

4. Dresden Dress

Who says dresden plates are just for quilts and accessories? Add one to your favorite dress pattern for a touch of style and whimsy.


Stitch up one of these 10 drool worthy dresden plates. The simple design is perfect for scraps and the patterns are easy to follow. 

5. Sunflower

Isn’t this adorable? Create a dresden sunflower to add an extra pop of sunshine to any project.


Stitch up one of these 10 drool worthy dresden plates. The simple design is perfect for scraps and the patterns are easy to follow. 

6. Mug Rugs

The darker colors really make this rug mug stand out. Try one in your favorite colors. Your coffee will thank you! 🙂


Stitch up one of these 10 drool worthy dresden plates. The simple design is perfect for scraps and the patterns are easy to follow. 

7. Picture This

What a creative way to display photos! Create picture memories that you’ll cherish.


Stitch up one of these 10 drool worthy dresden plates. The simple design is perfect for scraps and the patterns are easy to follow. 

8. Mini-Dresden Coin Purse

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better. Add a touch of whimsy to your ensemble with this beautifully designed coin purse.


Dresden Plates are perfect for scraps and so easy to make. Check out these drool worthy dresden projects.

9. Place mat

What a welcoming place mat. Your guests will “ooh” and “ahh over your creativity!


Dresden Plates are perfect for scraps and so easy to make. Check out these drool worthy dresden projects.

10. Add to a bag

Similar to the coin purse above, adding a dresden plate design takes any accessory from blah to wow!


With dresden plates it’s all about the creativity. Just stretch your imagination! Not sure how to make those tricky seams work? Try one of these classes to give you an extra boost of sewing confidence!

Boost your sewing confidence with this sewing class. Dresden Plates are perfect for scraps and so easy to make. Check out these drool worthy dresden projects.

Boost your sewing confidence with this sewing class. Boost your sewing confidence with this sewing class.
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