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I am a quilter who uses a computer program to design way more quilts than I could ever make in several lifetimes.
The quilts featured on this site have never been made. No stash has been harmed in the process.
This site is a chance to show the un-used and unseen designs to others, and occasionally share designs by making some EQ8 project files available by email on request.
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Tag Archives: Applique String of Beads
String of Beads was popular nearly one hundred years ago, and that was many years before fusible webbing and cutting machines were available. I have made several items using that one simple shape before I bought a cutting machine, but … Continue reading
I love the first design. Enough beads to be interesting, but with some open spaces for some equally interesting quilting. I love the second one too … find a heap of colorful but close matching fabrics, and start cutting, and … Continue reading
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.
Love the first design for today. The second one is interesting … and I rather like it!
I like it! Pretty and scrappy, or pretty scrappy. In the second one I know what I was trying to do by adding the contrast fan fabric, but I know I chose the wrong fabric.
Needs some quilting lines added, but being Christmas Eve there are a few other things to fill in my day … maybe by next Christmas! I am always amazed how many ways one small shape can be repeated to create … Continue reading
Hmm! The centre of the first designs sort of looks like a game of Noughts and Crosses. I love it. Second design is much simpler, and I love it … no favourite for today.
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.
I love playing with virtual beads … and love the results. Love the simplicity of the straight lines of beads, and also the double swag border.