So here’s Purple Crocus ready for hand quilting. I machine basted the piece with wash out thread and then marked my quilting lines with my blue water soluble pen. The quilting will be an outline of the flower and then just a cross-hatch pattern. After I’m done with the quilting I will start beading; my favorite part. I have great dark purple seed beads for the lines of the crocus flower and bright yellows for the stamens.