Tag Archives: String of Beads

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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Christmas Mix of Beads 5, 6

String of Beads has been a string of different colour beads of all the same shape, but beads come in all sorts of shapes. So why not add some round beads so we have a Christmas Mix, but no candy … Continue reading

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 28

Love this, though the colour of the binding could be improved.

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String of Beads Roundabout 26

Interesting … and I like it.

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Bunch of Beads 13

I like it!

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Beaded Fans 11

Love it … and love that I used just one fabric to get the scrappy look. You can see a little bit more of it in the final border. I must do some maths to see how much of one … Continue reading

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Double Wedding String of Beads 13

Same little shape as yesterday’s design. Double Wedding Ring was the design I worked out how to machine stitch those beads down … narrow zigzag with neutral thread works a treat for the lines of beads doing a gentle curved … Continue reading

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