This seam was first covered with lace then I added straight stitches and French knots space between a line of beads
Perle cotton #8
Procion dyes was used to dye the lace
Placement on block:
This seam runs between pieces 1 and 2. The block diagram was published when I introduced block 27
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, do not republish.
I have just become interested in Crazy Quilting and found your site this morning. Amazing!! I am in love and ready to try my hand thanks to all of the wonderful information and pictures of your beautiful work.
I live on the MidNorthCoast NSW and was wondering if you ever do any classes in Newcastle or Sydney.
Thanks for sharing your beautiful art.