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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…

Feather Stitch

Feather Stitch

Do you want to learn how to feather stitch? This is an excellent stitching technique for challenging areas where seams are closer than we would have liked. When I stitched fabrics together for this block, I found several small patches of cloth, not overly conducive to lengthy seam treatments. Feather stitching allows you to create…

Button Cluster Technique

Button Cluster Technique

Over time I’ve written several blog posts about button clusters, so by now, many of you will know I LOVE using the button cluster technique in projects! I have a button bin which includes a large selection of generic buttons in various colours, sizes, styles, and, luckily, some vintage buttons. My collection has grown over…

Rayon Lace Applique

Rayon Lace Applique

When I first began crazy quilting, I found the more I learned, the more I found new and different products I could combine in my creative outlet. One of these products is lace appliques available in various shapes and sizes. While some are cotton, many are rayon which absorbs dyes beautifully, allowing vast colour options…

Embellishing Straight Stitches
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Embellishing Straight Stitches

Today we’re continuing our foundation seam treatment series, discussing how straight stitches can be used for embellishing your crazy quilts. I hope you will see the endless possibilities when using straight stitches – you can do a lot! As I did previously with the herringbone stitch, I will be sharing different examples of seam treatments…