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Seam Treatment Series

Seam Treatment Series

I would like to introduce my new seam treatment series. BUT first, let’s start with a bit of history. My crazy quilting journey began about fifteen years ago. At the time I had retired from commuting, long 13-hour days and had started working part-time from home. I had quilted for several years branching out into…

Embellished Stitching

Embellished Stitching

Today, we’re featuring embellished stitching as a variation of the basic herringbone stitch that we had written about last month The herringbone pattern offers many opportunities for embellished stitching. The base fabric for this stitch is polyester in a lavender shade. The bottom is pale peach silk. Once again I always start my seam treatments…

Herringbone Stitch

Herringbone Stitch

This month I am sharing another of my favourite stitches, the herringbone stitch. This is the first stitch I learned when I started crazy quilting and still by far my favourite! If you are new to my seam treatment series and want to learn more, check out categories – crazy quilting – seam treatments. While…

Ric Rac Trim

Ric Rac Trim

When I sent threads to my stitch group earlier in the year I included some bits of ric rac trim to see how they would use this in needlepoint (and specifically the hearts).  It took me quite some time to source this particularly ric rac.  When I was in San Bernardino a number of years…

Grand Finale

Grand Finale

If you have been following this blog for some time, you may have seen me talk about various crazy quilt techniques to add a bit of “pop” to your project. This is the final post in my crazy quilting class series where I use all of the techniques we have covered – the grand finale!…