If you want to see the I Dropped the Button Box quilt again, visit the CQ details FAQ page as there is a photograph along side details about this series of articles.
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This series aims to illustrate and document the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations on my crazy quilt I dropped the button box.
All articles are categorised in the projects under Crazy Quilt details which enables readers to browse back through the series.
- Piece 1: silk
- Piece 2: Cotton
- Piece 3: Silk
- Piece 4: Cotton
- Piece 5: Cotton and synthetic mix furnishing fabric
- Piece 6: Silk
Over the next few weeks I hope you enjoy reading about the seam and embellishments and close details of what was done on this block.
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 pieces 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: 5
- Total items on this block: 14
- Total tally of items on the quilt so far: 1178
Free Crazy quilt block patterns
In the process of documenting the seam decorations on this quilt, as I get to each block I am diagramming it out for readers as a free crazy quilt pattern. Links to these free pattern pages are listed on the CQ details FAQ page.