Block 75 Stitch Crazy

img_1354

Hand embroidery has become one of my favorite things to do. I had a lot of fun with this one using different stitches and colors. I am used Sticky Fabri Solvy that I ran through a copy machine. I cut a 7 inch by 7 inch piece of fabric so I could cut it down at the end to square up the block. Lining up the edges so it was straight I stuck the pattern on the fabric using the adhesive of the Sticky Fabri Solvy. You can get the pattern over at the Splendid Sampler or you can preorder the book.

Once I finished embroidery, I trim away the larger pieces of the Sticky Fabri Solvy and then rinse what remains away in the sink. I had to rub a bit to get it to all dissolve. I dried it between a towel and set it aside to dry overnight.

Here’s how I quilted it:

  • Stitch around the embroidered hand, scissors, needle, and thread.
  • Stitch around the embroidered border using straight lines. I tried not to stitch over the embroidery, but did in a few places. It ends up being a random geometric design.
  • Stitch the border design like the other blocks.

You can see the quilting on the back that clearly shows the random geometric design formed in the border of the main block.

img_1355

Until Next Time!

Diane Signature1

*Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links to Craftsy. If you use the link to purchase Craftsy items I will receive some compensation. It will not cost you any more if you use my links. I became a Craftsy affiliate because I love their classes and use their products.

*Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links to Patterns for Pirates and/or Love Notions. If you use the link to purchase Patterns for Pirates and/or Love Notions items I will receive some compensation. It will not cost you any more if you use my links. I became a Patterns for Pirates and Love Notions affiliates because I love and use their products.

*Quilt It Now! is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s