This seam is embellished with a line of half chevron stitch that is then laced with a chenille thread. On a second run I added detached chain stitches and straight stitches along the top of each spike before adding a line of seed beads.
Cotton and the deatched chins stitches are silk
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.