Although we worked on the laundry room this past weekend, I was able to get some work done on the Half Chevron Stitch for Take a Stitch Tuesday. It took me awhile to get the hang of Half Chevron Stitch, as you can see by this line of stitches along a crazy quilt seam:
The bottom line is rather uneven; however, such is the wonder of crazy quilting that, with some judicious additions, all the bad parts are hidden!
The judicious additions include:
- Whipping more of the same thread (Caron Impressions) through the bottom line of stitches to make it one solid line
- Detached chain stitch in green silk floss between the Half Chevrons
- Purple and green (of two slightly different shades) along the top points of the stitching as well as at the bottom of each Detached chain stitch
- A line of mixed seed beads along the bottom of the entire line of stitches
I love making the layered crazy quilt seams... what begins as a simple line of stitches becomes a complex network of stitching and beads that makes a completely different impression.
I'll be back on Wednesday!