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 …

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 473, 474 and 475

Today I would like to share another crazy quilt seam embellishment which is on  block 71 of the I dropped the button box Quilt. This is what the block looks like. The thumbnail will take you to a larger image of the block. I hope these little details gives readers …

Straight Sided, Crossed and Plaited Feather Stitch

Both Crossed and Plaited Feather stitch have a foundation of Straight-sided feather stitch. So it makes sense to group them together. They are also related to Turkman stitch. As you can see the differences in these stitches is either the angle you hold the needle at and/or spacing. I am …

How to Hand Embroider Triangular Feather Stitch

Triangular Feather Stitch is a variety of feather stitch. I am sure my readers who do crazy quilting will find it interesting and it is a fun stitch to add a bead to. I found Triangular feather stitch in a book by Edith John titled Creative Stitches. It is a …

Feather Stitch

 Feather stitch is a wonderfully versatile, decorative, surface embroidery stitch. It is also known as single coral stitch, and briar stitch. Feather stitch is found extensively on traditional English smocks, Dorset embroidery and on crazy quilts. The traditional uses of feather stitch are easily given a contemporary twist particularly …