Category Archives: String of Beads

Beaded Border Strings 21, 22

This project file was started so Icould try to find some interesting ways to turn straight Strings of Beads around corners, and grew to include not so simple strings. The collection of corners kept growing to connect a wide variety … Continue reading

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String of Beads Roundabout 37, 38

Nice one! The colour of the border/binding makes it look like it has just been added to a very old and faded quilt! I do like the old part of the quilt though!

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Gran’s New Beads 19, 20

Lots and lots of little applique beads! Not quite so many little applique beads, but more quilting.

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Bunch of Beads 25, 26

My love affair with String of Beads began at the first quilt exhibition I attended soon after I fell in love with patchwork and applique and has no sign of fading away. I have probably got enough beads left over … Continue reading

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Quilting Thread and Beads 27, 28

Simple, applique and quilting … love it! Forgot to add quilting to the border! Sorry!

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String of Beads Roundabout 35, 36

Interesting tangle of beads! An even more interesting tangle … love it!

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String of Beads 15, 16

Challenge for today … how many applique beads are there in these two quilts? Despite it being a fairly big number, these are much simpler to make than most other applique designs. All the beads are the same… 2 inches … Continue reading

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Beaded Fans 21, 22

I like it. Much more interesting!

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Beads Again 11, 12

Looks like somebody has been playing with a bead collection, and the results look good. I think the first one is the winner by a narrow margin.

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Beaded Borders 15, 16

I like the subdued colours in this project file. Love the second design. I think it would look good in bright, or pretty, or even dramatic colour schemes, not just the subdued shown here.

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