Free ebook of Vintage Crazy Quilt Embroidery Patterns

In 1884 Mary Haehnlen wrote  A Book of Fancy Designs for Ornamenting Oriental Work. It’s a little gem because it is full of vintage Crazy Quilt embroidery patterns. I bet she never thought that over a century later, women from all over the globe would be interested in it. To …

Stitchers Templates

Stitchers Templates Set 3 are designed with floral designs in mind. You can create hundreds of floral patterns using these petal, leaf, and stem shapes to embroider or use on your crazy quilting projects. There are four templates in the set. They are easy to use, and totally clear to help you position them on your work. What’s more, they are nice and compact to fit in your sewing box.

Crazy Quilt Block 77 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

I am sharing Crazy Quilt Block 77 on my I Dropped the Button Box quilt which looks a bit dull taken out of context however it fits the set of the quilt.  This block is part of a diagonal line that runs across the quilt. It is an example of …

Crazy Quilt Block 76 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

 Crazy Quilt Block 76 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 diagramed the pattern and written an article on each block. With …

Introducing Block 75 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Crazy quilt Block 75 is a neutral colour scheme that fits the set of the I dropped the button box quilt. It is part of the light the diagonal line of blocks that runs across the quilt. If you click on the image of the quilt you will see a larger photograph …

Crazy Quilt Block 74 in the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Block 74  has a  bright colour scheme. I think of these ‘brights’ as jewel tones. On its own it looks a bit gah! But it sits ok in the quilt itself. As usual click on the block to see a larger view In the top left corner is a piece of …