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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

My Dresden Star top complete

I went on a retreat last year sometime, don't ask me when cause I'm getting too old to remember all the details of life!  Anyway, a lovely woman named Bankie was also there at the retreat and she was working on this wonderful pattern by Edyta Sitar called Dresden Star.  I fell in love at first site of this scrumptious pattern.  As soon as I got home I went to the quilt store to get all the supplies to make this beauty!  I even got the templates and they were a whopping $5.00. That's what I call a bargain!

After my trip to the quilt store for all the supplies I needed to complete my very own Dresden Star I began getting all the pieces cut out and ready to start sewing.  That day I made one block and was so amazed at the ease of this pattern.  It sure looks a lot more complicated.  Well, even though I got it all cut out and one block complete I had to set it aside.  Life sometimes gets in the way of my creative side.  I knew I'd get back to it and last week I did.

I did have a bit of trouble with the large triangles and I wrote Edyta with a question, well she must be really busy cause she never got back to me.  I was a bit disappointed about that because I also make and sell weaving tools and my customer service is 100% always, and I just expect the same.  Oh well, I just kept plugging along and everything ended up working out so all is well.
I am extremely happy with this one, and it's for ME!

Hope you love it too.

1 comment:

  1. Wow very pretty. I can't imagine that going together easily.
    How exciting that it's all yours. ;o)