Tag Archives: String of Beads Applique

Beaded Border Strings 9, 10

This project file started when I wanted to find ways to turn corners of beaded corners … it continues to grow several years later. A single straight line of beads can turn a corner without any embellishment, but it is … Continue reading

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Beads Again 9, 10

Interesting, but think the blocks in the middle would look better surrounding the fan blocks around them. Love the second design as it is!

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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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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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Beaded Border 11, 12

Love just about every String of Beads quilt design I have seen, including the one above. And the one below!

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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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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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Quilting Thread and Beads 17, 18

Love it! Who would have thought that one simple shape could lead to so many lovely designs?

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Beaded Border Strings 16, 17, 18

The design above was one of several I have in this project file which use the simplest border string, and a collection of the corner designs which I found, and I was curious enough this morning to see how many … 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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