I have 2 details from block 80 of my I dropped the button Box Crazy Quilt to share with readers today.
The first detail was tricky to photograph, but it is feather stitch worked in cotton perle #5 thread. I added straight stitches also in cotton perle #5 yellow thread and then continued to pep it up a bit with some small gold beads as the block was looking a bit dark.The next detail is from the top left corner. I secured some red ribbon over the seam with gold beads, detached chain and straight stitches worked in cotton perle # 8 thread and then I added a bit of metallic thread also to brighten the corner and draw the eye away from the metallic fabric in the middle of the block.
This article is part of a series that highlight the hand embroidered seams and Crazy Quilt details on the quilt blocks that make up my crazy quilt I dropped the button box. For a free pattern of the block visit the web page about block 80.
Each block on this quilt has a free pattern which are listed on the CQ details FAQ page.
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