Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 524 and 525

This detail on block 79 started off with a line of back stitch worked a little loosely so that I could thread a thicker thread through it. The thread is a type of knitting yarn that is a bit like a thicker chainette. I laced it in and out of the …

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 522 and 523

One of the first things you notice when you look at  block 79 of the I dropped the Button Box Quilt is a tumble of vintage and modern buttons that fall across the block. They are placed over some vintage lace. The buttons easily draw the eye and if you not careful you …

Beaded Lock stitch Tutorial

Beaded Lock stitch is a  variation on double lock stitch. It is a very quick and easy to work beaded embroidery stitch, that looks good as a border or worked row upon row for a filling stitch. You need to be familiar with lock stitch to work this variety. The samples …