New Friday Tutorial: The Checkered Dresden Quilt

New Friday Tutorial: The Checkered Dresden Quilt

In a favorite Christmas storybook, a tiny Christmas elf dips his brush into a can of checkered paint as he works on a chessboard. Checkered paint! How magical is that? One quick brush stroke and the work is done!

This Checkered Dresden Quilt Tutorial from Jenny Doan Is So Easy!

In today’s new tutorial you’ll learn how to make the gorgeously intricate Checkered Dresden quilt, and it’s so simple, it’s almost as easy as a swipe of checkered paint!

This Checkered Dresden Quilt Tutorial from Jenny Doan Is So Easy!

Here are all the details to make your own Checkered Dresden Quilt! Yes, you really only need 2.5″ strips to make the dresden! This technique is so easy and the results are fabulous!
This Checkered Dresden Quilt Tutorial from Jenny Doan Is So Easy!

Click on the button below to watch the tutorial and get started on your quilt! You won’t believe how easy this method is!

This Checkered Dresden Quilt Tutorial from Jenny Doan Is So Easy!

  • Linda

    Just bought all the supplies for this. I’m going to make a 2 row wall hanging!!!! Can’t wait!

  • Renee

    I am having trouble with my dresden plate laying flat. I have double checked all my cutting and seams. I am sewing 1/4 in seam on the blades. Any ideas what I am doing wrong?

  • Lillie

    I also had this same problem. I cut fabric to make 3 Dresden plates and none of them lay flat. Also used 1/4 in seam and was extra careful on the second and third and still would not lay flat. What did we do wrong?

  • Anita Stanley

    Need to check the degrees on the “wedge” template. The one I already had is a 22.5 degree angle – so if you divide that into 360 degree for a circle, I think you only need 18 blades.

  • Anita Stanley

    Or maybe 16 blades – reverse sewing now to check