Cq Detail 241

Cq Detail 241

Crazy quilt detail:

This seam has been murder to try and photograph as the fabric this stitching sits against is metallic and bounces light back at the camera. The seam runs between piece 4 and piece 1 on block 36 of the I dropped the button box quilt. It back stitch which has been threaded with chenille thread. Then three straight stitches have been worked at regular intervals along the seam.

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.


  1. Hi sharon,
    I'm interested in the Online Ribbon Embroidery class for beginners, I would like to join. But i have a doubt, Ihave planned to go for a holiday from october 12th to 30th, is it still possible for me to join the class. if so please mail me dear. thank you



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