Introducing Block 75 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Introducing Block 75 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

I dropped the button box block 77Today I would like to share with readers a pattern for Block 75 I am sure many of you are thinking it is about time as posts have been thin on the ground lately – sorry I hope this makes up for it.

This block  is a neutral colour scheme. It fits the set of the quilt as part of the light the diagonal line that runs across the quilt. If you click on the photo you well see larger verion of it.

This block is made of cotton. Rarely in this quilt is a block of one type of fabric. The bottom left hand corner is cotton covered by vintage lace. 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.

Fabric content:
Piece 1: Cotton
Piece 2: Cotton
Piece 3: Cotton covered by lace
Piece 4: Cotton
Piece 5: Cotton
Piece 6: Cotton

Crazy quilt Block 75 free pattern diagramItem Count:
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: 6
Lace, braid and ribbon: 3
Buttons and charms: 10
Total items on this block: 19
Total tally of items on the quilt so far: 1434

Crazy quilt Block 75 patternFree 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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