Category Archives: Bunch of Beads

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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Bunch of Beads 23, 24

One simple applique shape … so many ways to add them to a quilt. Love the second design today …. love the way the blocks came together to form frames around the clusters of beads on four of the blocks.

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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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Bunch of Beads 17, 18

Pretty! A few little changes and it is still pretty.

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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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Bunch of Beads 13

I like it!

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Bunch of Beads 13

Another favourite project file, another favourite design.

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Bunch of Beads 11, 12

Returning to the theme of the two days preceding the mid week break … more Strings of beads. I do like the design above, but not happy with the final strip border. I often give myself more work when it … Continue reading

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Bunch of Beads 10

Another one I love.

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Bunch of Beads 8

Note to self … there is a good reason for adding a coloured binding to virtual quilts which have extensive areas of white background extending to the edge! The coloured beads look like they are floating on the screen! During … Continue reading

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