Annies Crazy World

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    This is Annie Whitsed's Crazy World a world where I stitch the joys and chaos of life into beautifull crazy quilts. email
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My Band Sampler 215 – TAST II week 13 – Raised Cup – Details 1110 & 1111 May 27th, 2010

TASTII Week 13 Raised Cup Stitch

raised cup atitch

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My Band Sampler 214 – TAST II week 12 – Sorbello – Details 1108 & 1109 May 15th, 2010

TAST week 12 Sorbello Stitch

sorbello stitch

My Band Sampler 213 – TAST II week 11 – Bullion Buttonhole – Details 1106 & 1107 May 14th, 2010

TAST Week 11 Bullion Buttonhole Stitch

Bullion Buttonhole

My Band Sampler 212 – TAST II week 10 – Cloud Filling Stitch – Details 1103 to 1105 May 11th, 2010

Tast II week 10 Cloud filling Stitch

cloud filling stitch

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My Band Sampler 211 – Details 1101 to 1102 May 10th, 2010

The stitch at the top is a free form Rope Stitch

The spots are raised cross stitch

The saying is one that I heard about 20 years ago, I had it written on the back of a business card and blue tacked to the wall above my phone for many years and it helped me over many a hump in life….Here I dedicate it to my daughter for some fears she has faced and overcome.

Our greatest glory

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My Band Sampler 210 – TAST II week 09 – Raised Herringbone Stitch – Details 1098 to 1100 May 9th, 2010

TASTII week 9 Raised Herrinbone Stitch

Raised herringbone

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My Band Sampler 209 – TAST II week 08 – Fancy Hem Stitch – Details 1090 to 1097 May 8th, 2010

TASTII week8 Fancy Hem Stitch

Fancy hem stitch

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My Band Sampler 208 – TAST II week 07 – Rope Stitch – Details 1083 to 1089 May 7th, 2010

TASTII Week 7 Rope Stitch

Rope Stitch

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My Band Sampler 207 – TAST II stitch 06 Eyelet Buttonhole Flower Stitch – Details 1081 to 1082 May 5th, 2010

Eyelet Buttonhole Flower

Eyelet Buttonhole flower on my box top
I didn’t do very many of these Eyelet Buttonhole flowers, I love how they look but I realy do not enjoy doing Bullion stitch…On the few I did do I tested out different thread types…The dark pink flower is a fine silk thread, the light pink flower is a soft cotton pearl twist thread, the gold flower is a Rayon Pearl twist thread.

Box for my crazy quilted box topOn My Box top I did a cluster of 3 eyelet buttonhole flowers and finished them with detached chain stitch leaves.

My Band Sampler 206 – TAST II stitch 05 more Knotted Buttonhole – Details 1078 to 1080 May 1st, 2010

Knotted buttonhole stitch and easter

or Easter I used the knotted buttonhole stitch as a needle weaving fill to make a basket….I cut the eggs from a CD, drilled holes near the bottom to stitch them on below the line of the basket and painted them with acrylic paint.

Box for my crazy quilted box topbelow is knotted buttonhole stitch on done on my boxtop.

knotted buttonhole on crazyquilt