CQ Detail 254

CQ Detail 254

Crazy quilt seam decoration:

This detail of a seam on block 38 is made up of straight stitch and novelty beads.


Perle #5

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. This is about your article on CQ Mag. I really enjoyed reading and looking at everything, except, I cannot get an enlarged image for the stitch key. All of the others work fine, but this one doesn't seem to work. I get a screen with a red X in a red box in the upper left corner, but noi picture. Am I doing something wrong (I click on the image with my left mouse button), or is there a problem with the image itself? Can you get it fixed, or send me a readable image? Thanks.



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