Crazy quilt block 86 with the pattern and seam embellishment details

Crazy Quilt Block 86 is a warm autumnal toned block in orange and brown tones and sits well next to the bronze brown tones of block 85. The I Dropped the Button Box quilt has the block set to form diagonal lines of colour across the quilt. (You see the quilt at …

This is more than a hand embroidery sampler

As I sat to write this, I thought this is more than a embroidery sampler. It is not just the size which is 96 feet long it is that I have lived with parts of this cloth sitting in my sewing box for years and years as I started doing …

Looking closely at my Freeform Hand Embroidery Sampler

As I have said before I had fun experimenting on this particular area of my sampler I think I really just relaxed into it because it was a very long piece of linen. I explained on this page that my local branch of the Embroiderers guild has a recycle table and …