Crazy Quilt Detail 416

This seam is on block 61 of the I dropped the Button Box Quilt. It is a simple edge of buttonhole stitch worked along the side of some vintage lace. What is the story? This regularly published series aims to illustrate and document the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations on my …

Buttonhole Stitch

Buttonhole stitch, or blanket stitch as many people call it, is actually the foundation stitch for many varieties of buttonhole. This stitch is often used along the edge of projects — often blankets — hence the name. Never underestimate a stitch like buttonhole, as it is a marvellously versatile stitch. …