Tag Archives: Applique Beads

Gran’s Bead Box 5, 6

Earlier this year I spent a month or so concentrating on drawing a wide variety of beads to applique, then drawing designs using the new shapes, but mixing them up with the traditional simple leaf shape. This is a fun … Continue reading

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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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Beads Again 5, 6

Interesting. I love that the rather scrappy look in these designs uses just one multi coloured fabric, and when I save the blocks in My Library they appear as black. I have a picture in my head of the colouring … Continue reading

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Brand New Wedding Ring 1, 2

I was really trying very hard to sort out some new beaded applique blocks, but got distracted by a question which started with two innocent little words. What if … I made the corner a little bit more elaborate? Which … Continue reading

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Tangled String of Beads 30, 31, 32

Wish my jewelry looked this good when it is all tangled! I have to admit that I sometimes enjoying untangling the real jewelry, but not when I am in a hurry to go out someplace special! Love all of these … Continue reading

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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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Christmas Beading 19, 20

Back to my stash of designs which have been in storage like the Christmas decorations, but then the second available design needed some work … just like some of the decorations when they come out of storage. Now it looks … Continue reading

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Tangled String of Beads 29

Love it! Please note, the daily virtual quilt designs will appear as usual over the next week, but that is because WordPress allows me to schedule ahead. In real life we have visitors coming, going, returning, and sitting around eating, … Continue reading

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 28

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

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Beads Again 5

Love this one. I wanted some of my String of Beads designs to be scrap quilts, and tried adding a scrappy selection of fabrics to each block, but found it very time consuming, until I found a couple of fabrics … Continue reading

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