Paisley Pavane

 Paisley Pavane by Nadine Ruggles
2005
59″ x 59″

“Paisley Pavane” is an innovative Dresden Plate design made with 100% cotton fabrics and Midnight Dream Poly Batting. It is machine pieced, hand appliquéd and machine quilted with hand-dyed variegated cotton, rayon, and silk threads, and embellished with rayon thread machine embroidery medallions and more than 3,000 Swarovski crystals.

Paisley Pavane, detail by Nadine Ruggles

Exhibits, Awards & Publications:

  • Exhibited at the American Quilter’s Society Des Moines Expo, October, 2008.
  • Husqvarna-Viking Award for Best Machine Quilting at Quilt Odyssey, Hershey Pennsylvania, July, 2008.
  • Exhibited at the National Quilting Association Show, Columbus, Ohio, June, 2008.
  • Published in “New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Dresden Plate,” March, 2006, AQS.
  • Third place award-winner in the 2006 “New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Dresden Plate” contest, sponsored by the Museum of the American Quilter’s Society, Paducah, Kentucky.