Detail 99 is another example of edging some lace.
The bottom edge of the lace is decorated with pistil stitches arranged in small fan shapes
Perle thread #5, rayon thread, and a hand dyed cotton the same weight and thickness as perle #8
Placement on block:
On block 14 this seam runs along the edge of piece 7
The lace is a piece of vintage lace which was stained so I hand dyed it
Procion cold water dyes for the cotton thread and the lace
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
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 do not republish.