Category Archives: Double Wedding String of Beads

Double Wedding String of Beads 11

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

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Double Wedding String of Beads 9 and 10

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.

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Christmas Wedding 2011 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

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

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Double Wedding String of Beads

Some missing beads makes room for more quilting. Only one shape required for all the applique!

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Double Wedding String of Beads 7

Pretty!

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Double Wedding String of Beads 6

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!

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Double Wedding String of Beads 3, 4 and 5

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

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Double Wedding String of Beads

What if I combine Double Wedding Ring and String of Beads? And then take away some of the ring sections? And turn the blocks on point? You will see more of these, and there is a pattern for a table … Continue reading

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