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- EQ and Me 17 August 29, 2015
- EQ Dozen OP 44 August 28, 2015
- EQ and Me OP 9 August 27, 2015
- Symmetry and Log Cabin 1 August 26, 2015
- EQ Album Revisited 1 August 25, 2015
- Tangled String of Beads 21 August 24, 2015
- Beaded Blocks and Borders in Batik 18 August 23, 2015
- 9 Patch ‘n’ Apps Centred 4 August 22, 2015
- Mexican Rose Quilt 1 August 21, 2015
- Black and Gold Petals 1 August 20, 2015
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Category Archives: Double Wedding String of Beads
I like it. This is what can happen when you combine two old, familiar designs … and play. Every so often people ask me why I share a virtual quilt every day … the answer is simply that I may … Continue reading
What I like most about String of Beads is the versatility of those little shapes … they can be used in so many ways to create designs, and not just in strings I was looking for some blocks to become quilting … Continue reading
I love mixing traditional designs … in this case, Double Wedding Ring, which is well known, and String of Beads, which is rarely mentioned. I can sort of understand why it isn’t all that well known, because it first appeared … Continue reading
Lots of open space for quilting separated with lots of tiny scraps cut into little leaf shapes. Lots more tiny scraps, nowhere near as much space for quilting.
String of Beads has met Double Wedding Ring and they are now tangled together! Wish the chains in my jewellery drawer looked this elegant when they get tangled. All the beads are appliqued … and I suggest fusing and stitching … Continue reading
Some missing beads makes room for more quilting. Only one shape required for all the applique!
This design was created by mixing Double Wedding Ring with String of Beads. The hardest decision to make with making these designs is whether to use needle-turn or fused applique methods by hand or machine!
I love playing with traditional blocks to see what I can do with it. Sometimes I mix two, sometimes more, traditional blocks or concepts and see what happens. String of Beads became popular in the 1930s. The straight line blocks … Continue reading