Tag Archives: Machine Applique

String of Beads 11, 12

Love String of Beads. The original design was popular in the 1930s, when there was no fusible webbing and was all done by hand. Now the beads can be cut from fabric which has fusible webbing attached, ironed onto the … Continue reading

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String of Beads Roundabout 17

Love this one! Away from this virtual life, I vacuumed the floor today, second time since I put the real beads away. Heard a few familiar rattles, so suspect there were still a few beads down there!

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String of Beads 1, 2, 3 and 3a

This is what the String of Beads looks like in the original form I first saw in about 1984-5. Very simple, made in about 12 inch blocks, but all done by hand. The first thing I had to try was … Continue reading

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Double Wedding String of Beads 11

I love mixing traditional designs … in this case, Double Wedding Ring, which is well known, and String of Beads, which is rarely mentioned. I can sort of understand why it isn’t all that well known, because it first appeared … Continue reading

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