Susan Cleveland is in the house and that means precision, fabulous workmanship, and lots of laughs. Having avoided the Dresden plate for years because she wasn’t happy with her own results, she is now a full-fledged convert…working with a traditional block in an upbeat and contemporary way. With a nod of thanks to her quilt sisters of yore, Susan shares tips for creating perfect points, avoiding the dreaded wonky bias volcano center, and fun and contemporary ways to add spark and fun to this much loved block. A stickler for impeccable piecing, Susan then shares tips about thread, needles and feed dogs that can make a huge difference when it comes to results. Don’t miss this show!
1930s Dresden plates are darling, but many people have difficulty with the bias, points and the applique’ center not laying flat. A student mentioned to Susan that her Prairie Pointer tool worked great for getting the tricky pointed end just perfect. Susan shows you how to use the tool and shares tips for creating perfect points (single/double).
Susan shares her secrets to impeccable piecing.