100 Crazy Quilt details Day 86

The seam embellishment for 100 Crazy Quilt details Day 86,  looks a little different. I first stitched down a thin braid – it is about a quarter of an inch wide. On both sides of the braid I worked Half chevron stitch along both sides, in cotton perle #5 thread. …

Day 84 in 100 Crazy Quilt details

Day 84 in 100 Crazy Quilt details another seam which I first covered with a thin, hand dyed, piece of lace. On one side I worked a straight stitch in a groups of three in cotton perle #8 and then added a small flower like shape using caston stitch. This …

Crazy quilting: 100 details for 100 days Day 9

Day 9 of 100 details for 100 days is a more complex detail on a piece of my crazy quilting. The advantage is that there is a simple idea and a more complex idea on this one. First the yellow braid along the bottom has been decorated with straight stitch …

January Fabric Postcard

My January fabric postcard  is a response to living in Canberra the ‘bush capital’ and my first attempt at a fabric postcard. When ever you walk in the Australian bush the ground is covered in twigs leaves, bits and pieces of organic matter that provide homes for a rich insect …