This embellished area is part of block 65 of the I dropped the button box Quilt.
I scattered beads, charms and buttons over the seam to make it look like they has spilt on the block. I call these areas bead trails and the trick is to not make them too neat!
What is the story?
This regular 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 love that old, Chinese coin! That’s right up my street!=)