I made a dresden flower a few weeks ago and it has been stuck on my design wall ever since. I decided I would make a throw pillow. I dragged out the Essex linen I have been saving (no, hoarding) for months. It looks terrific with the warm colors of the dresden blades. Instead of a tradional applique, I fastened down the dresden with some outline stiching following the seams in each blade. The center circle has an extra layer of batting to add volume. I machine stitched a blanket stitch to attach the circle. I am not completely happy with that part since it was hard to make sure the needle caught the edge of the circle for each stitch. I had to go back and re-do one spot. I did a little FMQ with my Bernina using Aurifil thread 50 wt and added the feather flower in the middle and some stipple quilting outside the dresden on the linen. I did not get a picture of the back but there is a covered zip closure. Finished product is approximately 20" square.