Introducing Block 78 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Crazy quilt block 78Today I would like to share with readers a pattern for Block 78 .

Block 78 is a darker block that is part of the dark diagonal line that runs across the quilt.

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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 and share a free pattern with you!

Crazy quilt block 78 diagram

Fabric content:
Piece 1: brocade
Piece 2: Silk
Piece 3: Silk
Piece 4: Velvet
Piece 5: Cotton

Item Count:
Regular readers will know that I made this quilt with the challenge to use 2001 unique pieces of fabric, lace, braids, charms, buttons or ribbons as a Y2K quilt. The on going item count list below represents the items documented to date in this series of articles. I guess you could say it my way of making sure I got the count right! (I have no idea what I will do if I get to the end of this exercise and discover a miscount!)

Fabric: 5
Lace, braid and ribbon: 4
Buttons and charms: 7
Total items on this block: 16
Total tally of items on the quilt so far: 1485

Crazy quilt block 78 pattern

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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  1. Have been unsuccessful in getting block 77 link to open up with the pattern. It keeps bouncing back to the introducing block 77 page but there is no pattern to download.

    1. Hi Freida thanks for the compliments, there is a link to the FAQ Page in the post. I put it in every post for folks and there is a link under the tab CQ details FAQ too. There are links to each block listed on the FAQ page.


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