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Vintage Dresden Plate Quilt Rehab | A Finished Quilt

before we moved to the UP, i was asked if i would be interested in trying to salvage a quilt. the original quilt was made by the mother of my father-in-law's buddy (man in the orange shirt) needless to say it was in need of some love and repair.

to be honest i was a little intimidated by this project. i knew there were not expecting me to perform a miracle, but i still wanted to showcase the original work and preserve it a the same time. so it ended up sitting in my sewing room for a few months after our move while we got settle. meanwhile i had a timeline that i was thinking of when to have this project done. when have an annual family camp out in June and figured it would be the perfect time to deliver the finished quilt.


so when i finally started working on this project i was amazed at how easy the whole process was. i mean i was mostly making it up as i went along, but it seemed to work for this quilt. to start i decided to seam rip apart the blocks and save the ones that wer…