This detail on block 20, is a line of herringbone worked in silk thread. The row has been tied with green perle 8 thread. Straight stitches run along the top the row and they are topped with small beads. This detail runs along the edge of piece 4 on the block.
What is the back 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.