CQ Detail 41

CQ Detail 41

crazy quilt block detail Stitches:

The top edge of this braid is decorated with a combination of  detached chain stitch and  straight stitch.

Thread:

DMC perle thread #8.

Placement and Foundation Fabric:

This seam is between piece 5  which buts up against pieces, 1,2 and 6 on the diagram I used when I introduced block 6 In the same article I also talked about the foundation fabrics I used.

Braid

This braid was a remnant discovered in a soft furnishing store in Canberra.

Beads:

See beads are set in the middle of the straight stitch and detached chain stitch and small seed bead are stitched along the bottom of the braid.

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.


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