Category Archives: String of Beads

Quilting Thread and Beads 17, 18

Love it! Who would have thought that one simple shape could lead to so many lovely designs?

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Beaded Border Strings 16, 17, 18

The design above was one of several I have in this project file which use the simplest border string, and a collection of the corner designs which I found, and I was curious enough this morning to see how many … Continue reading

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Gran’s Bead Box 5, 6

Earlier this year I spent a month or so concentrating on drawing a wide variety of beads to applique, then drawing designs using the new shapes, but mixing them up with the traditional simple leaf shape. This is a fun … Continue reading

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 29, 30

That looks like a huge pile of beads to prepare and stitch, but experience tells me it is not as time consuming as it looks. Not quite as many beads, but very interesting design.

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Beaded Borders 9, 10

I love playing with virtual beads … and love the results. Love the simplicity of the straight lines of beads, and also the double swag border.

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Beads Again 5, 6

Interesting. I love that the rather scrappy look in these designs uses just one multi coloured fabric, and when I save the blocks in My Library they appear as black. I have a picture in my head of the colouring … Continue reading

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Tangled String of Beads 30, 31, 32

Wish my jewelry looked this good when it is all tangled! I have to admit that I sometimes enjoying untangling the real jewelry, but not when I am in a hurry to go out someplace special! Love all of these … Continue reading

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Bunch of Beads 14, 15, 16

One simple shape, but lots of them! I didn’t like the first centre, so made a change … much better. I like the new border colour too. Love the last one!

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Gran’s New Beads 1, 2, 3, 4

I have had adding some different beads to the String of Beads, and after slaving over the challenge I allowed myself some play time. I have added five new shapes so far, and some varying sizes. I had a thought … Continue reading

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Quilting Thread and Beads 15, 16

Love it. Love it with a few changes made too.

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