This seam is embellished with a lace which has been embroidered and beaded. From the top of the peaks I have worked 3 detached chain stitches. At the base of the lace I have worked a line of straight stitches which have been further embellished with beads.
A hand dyed perle cotton.
Placement and Foundation Fabric:
This seam is between piece 4 and pieces 1 and 3. You will find the diagram in the article I wrote when I introduced block 8. In the same article I also talked about the foundation fabrics I used.
This lace is a cotton rayon mix which I hand dyed
Procion cold water dyes for the cotton thread and 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.