Category Archives: Beaded Blocks and Borders

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 Blocks and Borders 28

Love this, though the colour of the binding could be improved.

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 27

Simple design, but I can picture this on a newly made bed, and crumpled in the morning, and it would always adding comfort to the room. Mind you, I would have to twist and tangle the Strings of Beads somehow … Continue reading

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 25, 26

Love the first, and I must remember to cut beads whenever I have scraps of fabric with iron on bonding added. Of course, I could also just add bonding to any large piece of fabric, especially if it is a … Continue reading

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Beaded Blocks and Borders Batik 24

I like it … even though I have just noticed that one block is the wrong colouring.

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Beaded Blocks and Borders Batik 23

I love this one … I would be happy to live with it.

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Beaded Blocks and Borders Batik 21

Just one very versatile shape. Love it.

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Beaded Blocks and Borders Batik 21

I started this series simply so that the beads looked a little like they were scrappy fabrics, but still added several Batik fabrics to get what I wanted. I like the variation of background fabrics too.

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Beaded Blocks and Borders Batik 20

Love it! Batik fabrics are perfect for the ‘beads’ in these designs … the changing colours are gentler than in most prints and add dimension to the beads. Hand dyes are also great.

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Beaded Blocks and Borders in Batik 19

Lots of little scraps from a scrap basket will make this … if they are coordinated colours, so much the better.  

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