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Crazy Quilting

Crazy quilt is an expressionistic quilt using randomly pieced fancy fabrics which are then embellished with embroidery stitches on almost every seam and patch. Crazy quilting is a great way of using scrap fabric. For more information on this quilting technique including crazy quilt books, crazy quilt information, crazy quilting embellishments, stitches used check out the links below.


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 Beaded Crazy Quilting

Beaded Crazy Quilting

*More than 100 color photos assist quilters in learning new techniques *Simplified techniques take the confusion out of beaded crazy quilting by Cindy Gorder - Paperback - Published 2006 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 Crazy Quilting

Crazy Quilting

This book features details on patching methods, over 100 embroidery stitches and how to instructions for finishing a project. by J Marsha Michler - Paperback - Published 2008 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 Crazy Quilting

Crazy Quilting

Features interesting ideas and advice on crazy quilting. by Judith Baker Montano - VHS Tape - Published 1997 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 More Crazy Quilting With Attitude

More Crazy Quilting With Attitude

*14 projects for all skill levels Full-size patterns for two purses are included by Barbara Randle - Paperback - Published 2005 Affiliate Link to Amazon

 The Crazy Quilt Handbook

The Crazy Quilt Handbook

Twelve step-by-step projects and illustrated stitch guide. by Judith Montano - Paperback - Published 2001 Affiliate Link to Amazon

Algerian Eye Stitch

Algerian Eye Stitch

A tutorial showing you how to make the Algerian Eye Stitch, which is also known as the Algerian Eyelet Stitch or the Star Eyelet Stitch. Needlepointers.com

Basics - Crazy Quilting

An Overview of Crazy Quilting /Crazy Patchwork Crazy Quilt Studio

Blanket Stitch (Video)

Blanket Stitch (Video)

This Needlepointers.com video tutorial is on how to do the blanket stitch. The blanket stitch got its name because the stitch was used to hold down the edge of a blanket. This decorative stitch is used as an edge stitch to finish seams, to apply appliqué to a project and decorate crazy quilts. Needlepointers.com

Blanket Stitch - Short and Long Blanket Stitch (Video)

Blanket Stitch - Short and Long Blanket Stitch (Video)

Learn how to stitch the short and long blanket stitch which is a variation of the basic blanket stitch. This decorative stitch can be used in crazy quilts and appliqué in addition as a hemstitch on projects. Needlepointers.com

Bullion Knot

Text instructions with photos that clearly teach this stitch that is popular on crazy quilts. Pintangle

Buttonhole Stitch

Learn how to use the buttonhole stitch to make flowers, wheels and circles. Kreink

Chain Stitch (Video)

Chain Stitch (Video)

This video is on how to hand embroider a chain stitch. The chain stitch is a series of loops joined together to form a chain. A Chain stitch is used as a decorative outline stitch. Needlepointers.com

Chevron Stitch (Video)

Chevron Stitch (Video)

This video will show you how to embroider the Chevron stitch. The Chevron stitch is worked on two parallel lines and it is a beautiful decorative stitch which is ideal for borders. Needlepointers.com

Cretan Stitch

A variation of the feather stitch. French Knots

Embellishments

A sampler with crazy quilt embellishment ideas. Crazy Quilt Studio

Embellishments - Ribbon Embroidery

Ribbon embroidery is a fabulous technique for embellishing crazy quilts and patchwork. Needlepointers.com has lots of links on this technique. Needlepointers.com

Feather Stitch (Video)

Feather Stitch (Video)

How to do the feather stitch. This is a hand-embroidery decorative stitch which creates a vine or branch looking line. Needlepointers.com

Fern Stitch

Pictures and written instructions for the fern stitch. This stitch is used to create an open, lacy stitch along a straight or curved line frequently seen in crazy quilts. About.com Embroidery

Free Crazy Quilt Blocks and Projects

For free crazy quilt projects, patterns and blocks, click on the link above to go to our page with lots of free stuff on crazy quilt. Needlepointers.com

French Knot (Video)

French Knot (Video)

A tutorial on how to do the French knot. Needlepointers.com

Herringbone Stitch (Video)

Herringbone Stitch (Video)

This video will show how to stitch the herringbone stitch. The herringbone stitch is a popular embroidery stitch often used for borders.

History of Crazy Quilting

Learn about the history of crazy quilting. Womenfolk.com

History of Crazy Quilts

Learn the history of the wonderful Victorian pastime, crazy quilting. Caron Collection

History of the Crazy Quilt

Interest in crazy quilts? Learn about them in this article. All People Quilt

Stitches - Crazy Patch Stitches

This site taken the three most used stitches of crazy quilting - feather, herringbone and cretan, and showed the variety that can be achieved using different Caron threads. Caron Collection

Stitches - Crazy Quilt Embroidery Stitches

Information on the type of stitches used on crazy quilts and examples of combination stitches. Crazy Quilt Studio

Stitches - Crazy Quilt Stitches

Instructions and diagram on crazy quilt stitches. Block Crazy

Tutorial - Caron Online Class

A Crazy Quilt Patchwork Block - how-to instruction. Caron Collection

Tutorial - How to Machine Piece Crazy Quilts

These directions show sewing and piecing crazy quilt technique with a sewing machine. Crazy Quilt Studio

Tutorial - Solving Crazy Patchwork Piecing Problems

Instructions and photo on solving problems such as long seam, corners and fabric problems. Crazy Quilt Studio






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