Crazy Quilt Block 78 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

 Crazy Quilt Block 78 comes from a quilt called  I dropped the button box quilt, which you can see on the left. (If you click on the image of the quilt you will see a larger photograph of it.) I have written an article on each block and the series has become a …

For the Love of Stitching Sample 597

Stitching Sample 597 is found on part 42 of The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. It is a section of freeform embroidery in which I also added beads to a mix of hand embroidery stitches. Stitches Used: Straight stitch, Satin stitch, French knots, Cross stitch, Rice stitch, Square Boss, Bullion knots …

Bullion Knot Stitch

Bullion Knot Stitch People either love or hate bullion knots but I am in the love them camp! They are one of those hand-embroidery stitches that can be tricky to work so if you have trouble with them do take time to read my tips. Tips before you start Bullion …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 436

This band of stitching on Section 32 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler  is based on a foundation of 3 rows of herringbone. The top and bottom rows are tied and in the hills and valleys I have worked bullion roses in a hand dyed wool thread. Threads: Hand dyed cotton …

100 details for 100 days Day 100

  With this post the sample for day 100 is the last in The 100 details over 100 Days for Crazy Quilters. Since this is the finish line today we have a detail that is a little different. It feels like an end of an era! This is a small …