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Over the next few weeks I will share close details of the embroidery I did on the seams and I will write about the embellishments. I hope readers will enjoy it. If you dont want to miss out just follow the link to Subscribe to Pin Tangle by Email and have it delivered to your In Box.
All the fabrics used on this block are cottons with the exception of piece 4 which is a silk brocade and piece 6 which is also silk
The I Dropped the Button Box quilt is a Y2K quilt. On the quilt I used 2001 unique pieces of fabric, lace, braids, charms, buttons or ribbons. It was a way of using a sample of all the bits I had been hoarding! The on going item count listed below represents the items documented to date in this series of articles.
- Fabric: 7
- Lace, braid and ribbon: 3
- Buttons and charms: 9
- Total items on this block: 19
- Total tally of items on the quilt so far: 1288
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.
If you want to see the set of this quilt there is a photograph of the full quilt on the CQ details FAQ page and in that you can see the set of the quilt and what I am chattering on about.
Articles are categorised under Crazy Quilt details which enables readers to browse back through the series and read about not only the blocks in the quilt but the decorative seam embroidery on the quilt.
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.