Introducing block 62

Crazy quilt block

Block 62 is a jewel tone that forms part of the central band of blocks that run diagonally across  the  I Dropped the Button Box quilt.

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If you are not sure what I am talking about  visit the CQ details FAQ page as there is a photograph of the full quilt along side details about this series of articles.

Over the next few weeks I hope you enjoy reading about the seam and embellishments and seeing the close details of what was done on this block.

crazy quilt block pattern

These are the fabrics that I used on this block

Fabric content:

  • Piece 1: synthetic
  • Piece 2: Silk
  • Piece 3: Velvet
  • Piece 4: Silk
  • Piece 5: Synthetic
  • Piece 6: Synthetic
  • Piece 7: Cotton
  • Piece 8: Synthetic cotton mix
  • Piece 9: Synthetic

Item Count: 

The I Dropped the Button Box quilt is a Y2K quilt which means  on it I used 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: 9
  • Lace, braid and ribbon: 3
  • Buttons and charms: 3
  • Total items on this block: 15

Total tally of items on the quilt so far: 1193

crazy quilt block pattern

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.


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