Crazy Quilt Block 99 Pattern and Hand Embroidery Details

Crazy quilt block 99 is another favourite from my I Dropped the Button Box quilt. Regular readers will know that when I made this quilt one of my personal challenges was to use up some of my stash and since it is a Y2K quilt I wanted to find and use 2001 unique pieces of …

Crazy Quilt Block 95 Pattern and Hand Embroidery Details

Crazy quilt block 95 is weird mix of stuff! As readers know when I made this quilt one of my personal challenges was to use my stuff on it since it is a Y2K quilt not only was I drawing from stash but I wanted to find and use 2001 unique pieces of …

Beaded Oyster Stitch

Beaded Oyster Stitch As a variety of Oyster Stitch, Beaded Oyster stitch is quick and easy to work. Also, since oyster stitch is a member of the chain stitch family it is very versatile. It will follow a curve well and although it looks complex, is not difficult to work. …

Block 82 on the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Block 82 on my I dropped the Button Box quilt is another block which I describe as a stronger ‘jewel tone’ blocks. The jewel tone blocks form the diagonal band pattern that runs across the quilt. These colours can appear to very bright on screen, in fact a bit too bright …

Oyster Stitch

Oyster Stitch The Oyster stitch is a member of the chain stitch family and although it looks complex, it is not difficult. Oyster stitch is also very versatile, as you can often adapt it to use in situations where you would use chain stitch. It creates a textured, slightly raised, …