This seam is embellished with a line of threaded arrow stitch which has been further decorated with detached chain stitches
Perle thread #8, White rayon knitting ribbon to thread the arrow stitch and a DMC metallic thread
Placement on block:
On block 13 this seam runs along the edge of piece 3
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