CQ Detail 54

crazy quilt block detail

Stitches:

Today’s detail is actually a braid embellishment. The braid is being held down with  detached chain stitch that has a long tail.

Thread:

A hand dyed rayon ribbon floss

Placement and Foundation Fabric:

This braid sits on piece 7 in the diagram published when I introduced block 8. In the same article I also talked about the foundation fabrics.

Braid 

This braid was a remnant

Dyes:

Procion cold water dyes for the ribbon floss

 

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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