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Crazy Quilt Spider Web embroidery detail. Arizona Quilters Guild show. "All Creatures Large and Small" by Gerlinde Hruzek

I've taken a lot of pictures of vintage Crazy Quilts , but not very many modern day interpretations. I was especially happy to see 2 contem.

love the dragonfly

love the dragonfly

Crazy Quilt awesome stitching and color! CQ1 by Manueeltje

Crazy Quilt awesome stitching and color! CQ1 by Manueeltje

Planning your crazy quilt with crazy quilt blocks.

Crazy Quilting: Creating Crazy Quilt Patterns, Stitches, & More

Step by step crazy quilt instructions, using the stitch and flip, (with a foundation fabric) method.  Similar to paper piecing, but no real picture emerges.  The quilts were originally not intended for use, and silks and satins were used to make the blocks.  Then, the blocks were embellished with embroidery, to show off the maker's needlework skills.

Join me, as I make a crazy quilt block, with step by step photographs showing how to do foundation piecing for your crazy quilt. These crazy quilt instructions show the stitch and flip technique

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