Block 55 is another block made up of strong colours and tones which means there is more drama compared to the pastel blocks on the quilt. It forms part of the strong diagonal band of colour that runs across the quilt.
Over the next few weeks I will focus on each seam and embellishment and I hope the crazy quilters out there will enjoy seeing each close up.
- Piece 1: Furnishing brocade
- Piece 2: Velvet
- Piece 3: Synthetic after 5 material
- Piece 4: Cotton
- Piece 5: Silk
- Piece 6: Silk
This quilt is a Y2K quilt which means I Dropped the Button Box contains 2001 unique pieces of fabric, lace, braids, charms, buttons or ribbons. All are different. It was a way of using a sample of all the bits I had been hoarding! The on going item count listed below represents the items documented to date in the crazy quilt details articles.
- Fabric: 6
- Lace, braid and ribbon: 3
- Buttons and charms: 10
- Total items on this block: 19
- Total tally of items on the quilt so far: 1064
Each block featured in this series has been introduced alongside an illustration of the block, and a free piecing pattern. A full listing can be found on the CQ details FAQ page
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