Tag Archives: String of Beads

Beaded Blocks and Borders Batik 33, 34

Simply repeat blocks … not often I share a design with just one block, but I love the simplicity of this design. The second design for today is more like my usual offerings, but I prefer the first one.

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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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Beads Again 7, 8

I love the design, but it is far too busy to make using scraps. I like the second one, and it would be lovely with scraps.

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Beaded Border Strings 17, 18

In the design above I was playing with ways to get around corners with the beads, without getting them too tangled. I like the results. Two designs, and ten ways to get around corners … this is FUN! As you … Continue reading

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Gran’s New Beads 9, 10

Love this one! Happy New Year … and as this year gets underway I am about to start some new virtual projects, using the blocks I have been sorting during the last year. First though, we are still catching up … Continue reading

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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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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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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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