Tag Archives: Applique String of Beads

Double Wedding String of Beads 19, 20

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

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Tangled String of Beads 35, 36

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

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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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Quilting Thread and Beads 23, 24

Love the first design for today. The second one is interesting … and I rather like it!

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Beaded Fans 17

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.

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Christmas Beading 21, 22

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

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Tangled String of Beads 33, 34

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.

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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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Beaded Borders 9, 10

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.

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Beaded Fans 12, 13, 14

Interesting! Love it. Mind you, I should have redrawn the blocks so the beads met properly. I have redrawn the blocks, but I prefer using them in new designs! I think I would prefer this one without the sashing, but … Continue reading

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