Just a Bit of Embroidery

I needed a small take along project while I was visiting the Sisters Quilt Show this past weekend.  Looking through the unfinished projects that I had, I decided to take the quilt square from my July 1 post and start playing with embroidery and beads, like a crazy quilt type of stitching.  I spent a few hours playing and realized that I need to get some more small beads and some different threads to add pizazz.  So here is what I have so far.

Crazy Quilting

Crazy Quilting

 

More Embroidery/Crazy Quilting

More Embroidery/Crazy Quilting

I am using three ply floss and size 11 Delica beads.  I am looking for something that will make this POP.  Any ideas for bead or floss colors???

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3 Responses to Just a Bit of Embroidery

  1. I don’t have any suggestions, but I sure like what you’re doing!
    Mary

  2. Diane says:

    I’m thinking buttons…

  3. Susan says:

    I agree with buttons or some larger bead elements, but I think that stitched embellishments added to the plain seams would also be a plus.

    Check out Annie’s Crazy World blog for some great inspiration.
    http://loopylace.com/anniescrazyworld/ Scroll back through to see the band sampler she’s working on. Each strip has lots of variations on one particular stitch, and I never fail to get ideas from looking at Annie’s blog.

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