Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 464

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 464

crazy quilt block embroidery seam detailThis seam is on block 69 of the I dropped the button box Quilt. I covered it with a piece of hand dyed lace and cluster of buttons. As I said when I introduced block 69 , in this cluster of buttons there  is an unusual vintage souvenir made from a pressed penny.  Slouch hat pennies are an example of soldiers craft and the older ones  are now collectors pieces.

What is the story?
This regular series illustrates the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations on my crazy quilt I dropped the button box. All articles in this series can be found under Crazy Quilt details Links to each block is listed on the CQ details FAQ page.
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.


4 Comments

  1. pressed penny ….. reminds me of when i was a kid and dad took me out to the train tracks and showed me what a passing train would do to a penny left on the track.

    its probably illegal now tho. lol

    colleen

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