English Paper Piecing is a traditional quilting and patchwork method of hand-sewing shapes together using paper templates. The Dresden shape is a classic quilt design which is achieved with ease using paper templates. These packs of pre-cut shapes are proudly made in England the home of English Paper Piecing.
5" dresden plate, with 8 petals and centre circle. The centre circle is designed to be appliqued over the plate. To achieve this simply make a running stitch around the circle and pull the threads so the fabric gathers over the paper template, press a hot iron on the gathered side to keep the shape. Applique directly onto the centre of the Dresden plate.