To make quilts from odd looking crazy quilt patterns is a fun way of making a patchwork. It consists of block assembled from irregular pieces, and also often filled with embroidery stitches and sometimes also beads.
Beautiful Crazy Quilt Patterns:
|Crazy Sweet Quilt Pattern||Crazy Heart Applique Pattern||Crazy Quilted Easter Egg Table Runner|
Learning Crazy Patchwork
To make a crazy quilt is not that easy, so if you want to get it right, you might need some help. In this class, you will learn how to work with fancy fabrics like velvet and silk. You will also be shown how to play with hand-embroidered seam treatments to create richly textured, sumptuous blocks. This quilting technique is so exciting and gives you so many creativity options.
With this class, you will get 8 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access. I t also include downloadable instructions and templates, and even embroidery stitch diagrams. upon that you will receive Allie Aller’s e-book, called “Crazy Quilting”. You will also be able to get your questions answered from Alli and your classmates in our virtual classroom.
Crazy Quilt Blocks
When you are about to create this kind of quilt the first thing you do you need to plan your creation! It might sound like it is just to put some odd pieces together, but believe me… with a crazy quilt you need to plan you work, your crazy quilt patterns very carefully. (That is, of course, the truth for all quilt making.)
Many quilters plan their crazy quilt blocks on paper first, before they transfer onto the fabric.
|Crazy PineApple Paper Pieced Foundation||Crazy Patch 19 Foundation||Crazy Geese Foundation Block|
Here is a video that explains a lot about how to make crazy quilt:
When making a quilt like this, it is perfect to use scraps, so go check your stash to see what pieces you could use. Always be careful when joining different kinds of fabrics together, it will seldom get the best result to mix cotton and other materials. When it comes to putting colors together you can, of course, use a color scale and keep to it all through the crazy quilt, but remember…here you can go crazy not only with the pieces you make but also with colors, patterns etc.
How To Make A Crazy Quilt
Here is a page that explains very well how to make a crazy quilt.
The lady on http://www.needlework-tips-and-techniques.com writes:
Keen to make your first crazy quilt block?
Why not take a seat beside me and watch the process of foundation piecing and see how my “Strawberries and cream” block was created
Please bear with me if this page takes a while to load as there are lots of pictures showing you the process step-by-step!
I was lucky enough to find cheap bags of fabric off cuts in a craft shop. On investigation of the contents I found inside a lovely fabric printed with scattered strawberries, raspberries and cherries which begged to be used in a crazy quilt block. In the bag there was also a bright pink that shouted “Use me too!” and a cream with tiny gold dots that resembled strawberry pips. Perfect
I searched through my scrap bag to find additional fabrics that would tone or contrast. I found some solid creams, two other pinks, and some cream/pink prints along with some greens to represent the strawberry leaves. I washed and pressed the fabrics and was ready to start making my crazy quilt block.
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