Category Archives: String of Beads

Gran’s New Beads 21, 22

Very pretty. Almost the same, but I like the one block change!

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Beads Again 13, 14

Beads again, and I am back home again after a week with 30 like minded friends, old and new, sometimes stitching, sometimes talking, and often laughing. The shape of the beads in these designs is my favourite applique shape … … Continue reading

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 37, 38

String of Beads designs are a great way to use scraps, or fabrics purchased for the project. They are also easy to applique by hand or machine if you use fusible webbing … not so easy if you do the … Continue reading

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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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