Introducing block 9 on the “I dropped the button box” quilt

I would like to introduce block 9  in the I dropped the Button Box quilt. I hope people will enjoy seeing it in more detail over the next week or so. A little information about this block follows. Fabric content: Piece 1: Polyester Satin Piece 2: Polyester. Piece 3: Velvet costuming scrap …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 93

This is another band of stitching in which I experimented with patterns. The top and bottom of the band is  a row of zig-zag chain stitch followed by double herringbone. The middle row is Algerian eye stitch with satin stitch between each one.  Thread: Zig zag chain stitch is worked in hand …

CQ Detail 59

Buttons  As you can see CQ detail 59 is a cluster of buttons. All of them are modern with the exception of the smallest metal button which is vintage. The Butterfly is also technically a button. Placement and Foundation Fabric: This cluster covers the seam between piece 6  and pieces 1, …

International Freeform Guild 2009 show

The International Freeform Guild has a web gallery up of the 2009 show.   Four Seasons includes 52 freeform crochet artists. Countries from all around the globe are represented. This year artists were not restricted to creating a scrumble they were just asked to create a freeform crochet piece that …