The Crazy Quilt details series of articles each highlight the hand embroidered seams and embellishments on the blocks that make up my crazy quilt I dropped the button box. I hope the eye candy and details give you ideas fro your own crazy quilting projects. For a free pattern of the block and information about the fabrics I used when I made up the block click on the block thumbnail.
This hand embroidered detail is a seam on block 78. This seam decoration is made up of some cotton cutwork lace that cut off the edge of an old petty coat found at a second hand charity shop. I hand dyed purple. Since it was disappearing under the button bead trail I emphasised it with a few straight stitches. To do this I used stranded cotton floss.
Free Crazy quilt block patterns
Each block on this quilt has a free pattern. Links to these free pattern pages are listed on the CQ details FAQ page.
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