Crazy quilt detail 544

When people see this little seam detail  they often think it is a thin braid but it is not. It is actually hand embroidery. What stitch is it? It is a line of oyster chain stitches that are worked in rayon ribbon floss. I added the seed and bugle beads after …

Crazy quilt detail 543

This hand embroidered seam detail  of my I dropped the button Box Crazy Quilt is easily missed on the crazy quilt block as the eye jumps between the button cluster and the little blue heart shaped button. It is made of sheaf stitch that was then laced with a thin black …

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 524 and 525

This detail on block 79 started off with a line of back stitch worked a little loosely so that I could thread a thicker thread through it. The thread is a type of knitting yarn that is a bit like a thicker chainette. I laced it in and out of the …