Category Archives: Double Wedding String of Beads

Double Wedding String of Beads 19, 20

String of Beads was popular nearly one hundred years ago, and that was many years before fusible webbing and cutting machines were available. I have made several items using that one simple shape before I bought a cutting machine, but … Continue reading

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Double Wedding String of Beads 14, 15, 16

I am always amazed that one simple shape can be used to make so many designs. I think the one above is my favourite for today, but that is subject to change. The last one could change my mind if … Continue reading

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Double Wedding String of Beads 13

Same little shape as yesterday’s design. Double Wedding Ring was the design I worked out how to machine stitch those beads down … narrow zigzag with neutral thread works a treat for the lines of beads doing a gentle curved … Continue reading

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Christmas Beading 17, 18

A great way to use up little scraps of red and green. If you don’t have quite enough green just leave out a few lines.

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Double Wedding String of Beads 12

Love it … but if I make it real instead of virtual, how to quilt it? Double Wedding Ring and String of Beads make a great couple!

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Double Wedding String of Beads 11

Ooops, looks like it could use a wash! This is an old project file, started in EQ5 and has been converted all the way through to EQ8, but the original colours haven’t changed. Importantly, the design is still ok, so … Continue reading

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Double Wedding String of Beads 15

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

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Double Wedding Ring String of Beads 13 and 14

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

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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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