Block #9 - Pattern #1

We are onto our last block. Apologies for the slow down in the posts - but with the Covid restrictions being lifted here in Queensland, my classes are back on track and I have never been as busy teaching, which is lovely. We also welcomed a new grandchild to our family which is so wonderful AND we can travel interstate to visit our family!!! Oh, happy days!


Block #9 - pattern #1

Seam that joins piece #7 to pieces #4, #2 and #5

Threads used:
Perle #8
Perle #12
Perle #16 (or two strands of floss)
4mm silk ribbon
Nymo beading thread
Seed beads
Small pearl beads
 
Stitches used:
Feather stitch
Beaded pointed petal/leaf
Single bead stitch
Lazy daisy
Straight stitch
Colonial knot

1. With a Perle #8 and a feather stitch ( 4 feather stitches to the left and 4 to the right) create a base for the seam treatment.  

Feather stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 72


2. Form a pair of beaded pointed petals/leaves onto the feather stitch. Add a small pearl bead to the center of the beaded petal
Beaded pointed petal/leaf - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page  82
Single bead stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 85

2. Add lazy daisy leaves with 4mm silk ribbon below the petals. Straight stitches with colonial knots form the stamens.
 
Lazy daisy - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 72
Straight stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 73
Colonial knot -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 71
 

3. Next, create leaves with a fly stitch and a straight stitch between the V of the fly stitch.

Fly stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 72
Straight stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 73


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Seam that joins piece #5 to pieces #7, #2 and #5

Threads used:
13mm organza ribbon
Nymo beading thread
Small flower sequins
Seed beads

Stitch used:
Couched ribbon garland
Beaded sequin
Single bead stitch

1. See the photo on page 68 (9G1) in FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING.

Couched ribbon garland - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page  90
Beaded sequin -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 83
Single bead stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 85


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Seam that joins piece #6 to pieces #4, #1 and #3

Threads used:
Perle #8
Perle #12
7mm silk ribbon
4mm silk ribbon
Nymo beading thread
Seed beads
 
Stitches used:
Stem stitch
Loop stitch
Colonial knot
Ribbon stitch
Lazy daisy
Straight stitch
Single bead stitch
Fishbone stitch
 
1. With a Perle m#8 and stem stitch create a stem along the seam and then another one to the right of it.
Add loop stitches in a 7mm silk ribbon to the top end of the stem.
 
Stem stitch -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 73
Loop stitch -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 77
 


2. Next add a few more stems and ribbon stitch leaves in 7mm silk ribbon. Scatter a few lazy daisy leaves 4mm silk ribbon between the loop stitches. And to finish off a colonial knots at the top of the flower.
 
Ribbon stitch -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 77
Lazy daisy -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 72
Colonial knot -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 71
 

3. Scatter a few seed beads amongst the loop stitches. Create leaves in Perle #8 in an open fishbone stitch.
Then add twigs in a Perle #12 - straight stitch stem and lazy daisy leaves.

Single bead stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 85
Fishbone stitch -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 76
Straight stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 73
Lazy daisy -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 72
 

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Piece #2

Threads used;
Metallic thread
 
Stitch used:
Straight spider web
 
1. Follow the instructions on page 89 -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING
 
 

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Seam that joins piece # 3 to pieces #5, #2 and #1

Threads used:
4mm silk ribbon
7mm silk ribbon
Perle #8
Nymo beading thread
Small pearl beads
 
Stitches used:
Lazy daisy
Ribbon stitch
Straight stitch
Single bead stitch
 
1. Draw a stem shape along the seam and a second one along the seam that joins pieces #1 and #4.
Then scatter lazy daisy leaves in 4mm silk ribbon along the line.

Lazy daisy -  FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 72
 

Add a few more leaves in a different color.

2. Connect the lazy daisy leaves with straight stitches.

Straight stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 73

3. Complete the seam by adding and extending the branches. Then attach the pearl beads and a few ribbon stitches in 7mm silk ribbon.

Ribbon stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 77
Single bead stitch - FOOLPROOF CRAZY QUILTING - page 85

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And there we have it - NINE blocks all completed. When I get back from visiting family I will go through I join the blocks etc



Until next time,
Regards
Jenny C
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