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In the top left corner is a piece of stretch lace which was a bit of challenge but I was going through a stage of convincing myself and others that you can use just about any fabric in crazy quilting. There is a few block on this quilt where because I wanted every piece of fabric to be different I really had to test this. I use a piece of cotton under the stretch lace to stabilise it.
Over the next few weeks I will share articles about the embroidery and embellishments in closer detail but for today I will focus just on the block.
- Piece 1: Cotton
- Piece 2: Cotton
- Piece 3: Velvet
- Piece 4: Satin
- Piece 5: wool
- Piece 6: Silk
- Piece 7: Polyester stretch lace
- Piece 8: Velvet
On this quilt I used 2001 unique pieces of fabric, lace, braids, charms, buttons or ribbons. Each piece is different as it I wanted to have 2001 different pieces to make it a Y2K quilt. The on going item count list below represents the items documented to date in this series of articles.
- Fabric: 8
- Lace, braid and ribbon: 3
- Buttons and charms: 7
- Total items on this block: 18
- Total tally of items on the quilt so far: 1415
Free Crazy quilt block patterns
There is a photograph of the full quilt on the CQ details FAQ page. I am diagraming out each block and giving away free block patterns Links to these free pattern pages are also listed on the CQ details FAQ page.
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