Assembly of irregular shaped fabrics, subsequently embellishment of the assembled piece with embroidery, beads, crochet and ribbons is the outline of this technique. Its peak of popularity was in 19th century in England. The frivolous assembly of luxury fabrics such as silk, satin and velvet and then ornamenting with intensive handcrafts characterized the world known “Victorian crazy patchwork”.
The sewing methods that are utilized to assembe the parts is the main challenge in this technique. The most important facet of crazy patchwork is the extent of customization for person. It’s generally preferred to use fabric pieces that have special meaning for the person, like old clothes or souvenirs of beloved ones, etc thereby the resulting piece, whether it’s art oriented or utilization oriented, will reflect the person’s identity and memories.