Category Archives: Gran’s New Beads

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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Gran’s New Beads 13, 14

Nice. This project file features beads of many colours, shapes and sizes, unlike the traditional String of Beads design. Love the second one … a very interesting arrangement.

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Gran’s New Beads 11, 12

Love it. In this project file I am playing with beads of different shapes and sizes, then using the blocks as both applique blocks and quilting motifs. The first design uses a lot more quilted than applique beads. The second … Continue reading

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Gran’s New Beads 9, 10

Love this one! Happy New Year … and as this year gets underway I am about to start some new virtual projects, using the blocks I have been sorting during the last year. First though, we are still catching up … Continue reading

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Gran’s New Beads 7, 8

Love the design above, and particularly love the block without the beaded frame. In the second design I love the quilted beaded circle surrounding that same block design.

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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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