Monday, January 20, 2014

When the buttons go on it is almost done....

When I do crazy quilting there is a specific order...piecing, laces, trims, embroidery, beads and the final step are the buttons.. So when you see me adding the buttons you know it's almost done.  I've been collecting the buttons for my women's suffrage quilt for 3 years.  They are mostly vintage metal and black glass.










I have been doing buttons all week...hundreds of them.
To see the final stages go to http://olderrose.blogspot.com/2014/01/plans-are-shaping-up-for-border.html

8 comments:

Kathy said...

Gorgeous buttons - oh my!

Sue Marrazzo said...

I lOVE the colors! NICE!

Curtains in My Tree said...


fabulous I want to see the entire quilt
I know it's all fabulous just like those buttons and lace

Cindy said...

Oh so amazing!!

Pallas said...

I've always thought of trying a crazy quilt, and yours is an inspiration. I love the dark button clusters and the black trim.

Little Miss Maggie said...

Gorgeous. That's the prettiest crazy quilt I have ever seen. I love vintage buttons.

Laurie said...

Oh Gerry--swooning over your creation! I could look at this all day! I can't wait to see more!

Dee at The Carlton said...

Oh my gosh - I have some black lace, threads & beads that I have been mulling over - perfect inspiration to get me started. Thank you ….

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