Make Your Own Sweet Quilt from Candy Heart Blocks
February 2, 2019 |
| Quilt Blocks
Mini Dresden Block Instructions are Included!
Go through your stash and pull out a wide variety of 2 1/2″ squares for blocks like those in this beautiful quilt. This is a great project for using up leftover charm squares, jelly roll strips and scraps.
Or, choose several mini (candy) charm packs of coordinated 2 1/2″ squares. White makes a lovely background or go with whatever color works nicely with your patches.
The quilt shown here, by @JENNR8R is made from several heart blocks. Mini Dresden Plate blocks are lined up across each end. Learn more about the quilt here.
While we don’t have a complete pattern, instructions are available for both the heart and Dresden Plate blocks. Have fun configuring them however you wish into a quilt.
Also, one heart block makes a lovely mini quilt for your wall or table. The following quilt is by @Leesewzany who added background patches to square off the heart (scroll down here for her original post).
The finished block is 12″ square.
The Dresden Plate block was designed by @SheriR and finishes at 6 3/4″ square.
Look for the “Candy Dresden Template” PDF link under the bottom photo in Step 1.
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