This Silk ribbon embroidery floral spray includes detached chain stitch, feather stitch, fly stitch, French knots, the rose buds are made using twisted chain stitch, and the roses are made using woven spiders wheel stitch
2mm and 4mm silk ribbon, hand dyed silk and rayon ribbon floss
Placement on block:
This spray sits on piece 1 and spills over into piece 6 on block 21.
Procion cold water dyes for the silk thread
2 brass charms. One is of a butterfly the other a heart.
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 dont republish.