This detail on the crazy quilt is of two buttons on lace which has been edged with chain stitch
The chain stitch is worked in perle thread #8.
Placement and Foundation Fabric:
This area is on piece 4 on the diagram in the article introducing block 7 In the same article I also talked about the foundation fabrics I used.
The large white button is a vintage button and the smaller clear one is modern.
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.