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

crazy quilt block

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.

crazy quilt block pattern

Fabric content:

  • Piece 1: Polyester Satin
  • Piece 2: Polyester.
  • Piece 3: Velvet costuming scrap
  • Piece 4: Polyester which was a scrap from the cutting room of a local fashion label
  • Piece 5: Cotton covered with lace
  • Piece 6: Polyester which was a scrap from the cutting room of a local fashion label
  • Piece 7: Silk second hand after 5 gown that was dyed

Item Count: 

As I have explained before this quilt is a Y2K quilt which is made up of 2001 different elements. My definition of an element was either a different fabric, lace, braid, charm, buttons or ribbon. So far this is the count of items on the blocks so far.

  • Fabric: 7
  • Lace and ribbon: 5
  • Buttons: 5
  • Charms:1
  • Total items on this block:  18
  • Total tally on Quilt so far 175

crazy quilt block pattern

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.
I have released the block patterns and stitch ideas for non commercial use but I retain all copyright. Please attribute the work to me, and link back to this blog. You may not take whole articles from this series and republish online. Link please don’t republish.

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