This seam is embellished with a line of detached chain stitch and straight stitches on both the seam and the lace.
Hand dyed perle #8 thread.
Placement and Foundation Fabric:
This seam runs along the edge of piece 6 on the diagram in the post written to introduce block 7 In the same article I also talked about the foundation fabrics I used.
The lace is hand dyed
Procion cold water dyes for both the lace and thread
Small pearl beads were used to embellish the lace.
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.