Crazy quilt hand embroidered seam decoration:
This seam on block 41 is first covered with a commercial nylon lace then detached chain stitches worked worked to echo the fan shape has been decorated with seed beads.
Perle #8 cotton thread
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.
for you it is -30 for us today it will be just over 30. I took a look at the garden and decided it would too hot to weed and decided to so some stitching instead!
This pretty embroidery gave me such a lift this morning! It is -30 Celsius here today (Ottawa, Canada), and I needed a little eye candy to remind me that spring will come again.