This seam is created with a foundation row of Cretan stitch. Between the V shapes are two chain stitches with a fly stitch at the base. On each of the Cretan stitch arms is a small bead.
DMC perle thread #5
Placement and Foundation Fabric:
This seam is between piece 1 and 2 and piece 5 on the diagram used when I introduced block 5 In the same article I also talked about the foundation fabrics I used.
What is the back 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.
I reallly like this one – it’s feasible for needlepoint!!