Introducing Block 67 in the I dropped the button Box Quilt

Crazy quilt block 67Today I will introduce Block 67 which is a muted colour scheme but I quite like it.

Click on the image and it will take you to a larger size block.

Over the next few weeks I will share close details of the embroidery I did on the seams and I will write about the embellishments. I hope readers will enjoy it. If you dont want to miss out just follow the link to  Subscribe to Pin Tangle by Email and have it delivered to your In Box.

Crazy quilt block 67 designFabrics

All the fabrics used on this block are cottons with the exception of  piece 4 which is a silk brocade and piece 6 which is also silk

Item Count: 

The I Dropped the Button Box quilt is a Y2K quilt. On the quilt I used 2001 unique pieces of fabric, lace, braids, charms, buttons or ribbons. 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 this series of articles.

  • Fabric: 7
  • Lace, braid and ribbon: 3
  • Buttons and charms: 9
  • Total items on this block: 19
  • Total tally of items on the quilt so far: 1288

Crazy quilt block 67 patternThis regularly published series aims to illustrate and document the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations on my crazy quilt I dropped the button box.

If you want to see the set of this quilt there is a photograph of the full quilt on the CQ details FAQ page and in that you can see the set of the quilt and what I am chattering on about.

Articles are categorised under Crazy Quilt details which enables readers to browse back through the series and read about not only the blocks in the quilt but the decorative seam embroidery on the quilt.

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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4 Responses to Introducing Block 67 in the I dropped the button Box Quilt

  1. Ruth Davidson Fulks says:

    Hi Sharon, I am giving a talk to my quilt guild on using buttons on quilts. May I use one of your photos from this page on a one-time basis to illustrate using buttons on crazy quilts? Thanks.

  2. Angela says:

    Such a gorgeous block!

  3. Liz Eph says:

    i like these more subtle colours. hope you’re properly well now. x

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