This area is embroidered with a free form feather stitch over lace. This stitching is further embellished by lacing and couching novelty eyelash thread, chenille and then adding beads which have a pearlescent sheen. Charms of a sea horse and anchor were added last
Hand dyed rayon thread and rayon ribbon floss
Placement on block:
This seam runs down the left side of block 28 between piece 4 which buts piece 3 and 1
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.