Category Archives: String of Beads

Beaded Blocks and Borders 34, 35

I like it. If only I could keep my strings of beads, chains holding pendants in my jewelry box in such attractive tangles!

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Quilting Thread and Beads 25, 26

I love it …though I have to admit that I love pretty much every String of Beads design I have found anywhere, right from the first time I saw a blurry black and white picture of the basic block. I … Continue reading

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Tangled String of Beads 37, 38

Love it! Like the second one too, despite the booboo of the border.

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Gran’s Bead Box 17, 18

Nice one, and it brings back memories of being allowed to play with button boxes when I was little … by my Mum and grandmother on dad’s side of the family. Scattered amongst the buttons were beads, and some of … Continue reading

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String of Beads 13, 14

I love just about every String of Beads design I have ever seen, but the one above is one of the best ones. However the one above is also a contender for entry into the favorites list., but this morning … Continue reading

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Beaded Fans 17, 18

Interesting, though not really fan like. I love the second one, though once again the fans are not obvious in the design,, but I am going to play with the centre bloc design to see if I can make them … Continue reading

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Beaded Border Strings 9, 10

This project file started when I wanted to find ways to turn corners of beaded corners … it continues to grow several years later. A single straight line of beads can turn a corner without any embellishment, but it is … Continue reading

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Beads Again 9, 10

Interesting, but think the blocks in the middle would look better surrounding the fan blocks around them. Love the second design as it is!

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Bunch of Beads 21, 22

One simple shape … one multi coloured fabric plus a border fabric. All those simple shapes could be cut from small scraps. Of all the shapes I have used to design quilts, this simple shape would have to be the … Continue reading

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Gran’s New Beads 15, 16

Gran’s New Beads are a very mixed bag of beads … round, diamonds, teardrops, ovals … and they form strings and clusters, both for applique and quilting designs. Tangled up together they make Strings of Beads, Double Wedding Rings, clusters … Continue reading

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