This seam is embellished with a line of double herringbone stitch further decorated with beads
The first row of herringbone is worked in hand dyed rayon ribbon floss and the row of herringbone is worked in Kreinik metallic braid
Placement and Foundation Fabric:
This seam is between piece 6 and piece 2 on the diagram in the introductory article for block 9. In the same article I also talked about the foundation fabrics I used.
The row was decorated with seed beads
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.
For a stitch guide to hand embroidery stitches, instructions can be found in my stitch dictionary