This seam is on block 61 of the I dropped the Button Box Quilt. The lace which was added to the block as it was pieced is further secured with detached chain stitches worked in hand dyed cotton perle #8.
Below is it is a variation of threaded arrow stitch. The ribbon I used to lace it is a knitting yarn.
What is the story?
This regularly published 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.
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.