100 details for 100 days Day 68

100 details for 100 days Day 68

Day 68
Today I thought I would feature a ‘hidden’ seam embellishment which runs along the bottom of the lace on this crazy quilt block .

Along the bottom of the lace is two straight stiches worked in V a horizontal manner. It is actually arrow stitch turned around. This foundation of stitches was then laced with a fine rayon knitting ribbon. It was laced in the same manner as you lace Twisted lattice band

Above this band is a line of blue transparent novelty beads which are shaped like a butterfly. Because they are transparent they disappear against the background and you can imagine the surprise when people notice them. They act a little discovered treasure. These are interspersed with a bugle bead.

Along the top of the lace, on each flower bud motif, is a cluster of 5straight stitches. Three of these stiches are worked in DMC Pearl 8 and two are worked in a metallic thread. They are topped off with a seed bead.

The weekly round up of who has been joining in on this series includes

Allison Aller is back and stitching and her work features on the the cover of the 2007 Way to Womens’ Wellness Foundation’s art bra calendar. Pop over to her blog to read about it.

Murial has also been stitching

Lin of Purple Fan has been exploring more stitches for seam embellishments on crazy quilting

Susan of Crazy Quilting for fun has also been stitching and has worked another seam embellishment

Hideko Ishida does wonderful delicate work and has more details on her flickr site

Rian is still working on her block

May of Abyquilt has made a heart and used the 100 details in a 100 series as a source of inspiration

June of Grandma Ziki’s Stitching published a tutorial on making braid and has continued working on the seams of her block

Connie of The Scoop, Score and Deal has also reinterpreted the seam embellishments of this series.

Gail of Big Horn Mountain Creations has been working her own details.

Julia of Camille’s Place has posted details on a Fargo Rose.

Debbie of Needle Lil More Time to Sew has featured some of her seam embellishments including a great frog made using bullions.

Annie Whitsed of Annies Crazy World has been reblogging the details of her red brides maids dress which was runner up in the creative clothing section of the Canberra Quilters exhibition. This dress was previously blogged on her old blog but the company changed their policy which led to Annie starting another blog.

This week Pam Kellogg of Kitty & Me Designs has published a series of fractal designs that you can print on inkjet fabric sheets

Rissa has been offering tips on beaded embroidery and the process.

For anyone who has been following this series you may be interested in the online classes I announced last week.

If you are just swinging by or if a search engine has landed you on this page, this series of posts are listed under 100 details for 100 days in this blog. Over on Flickr it is associated with the Crazyquilting Group and photos are tagged 100detailsin100days

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