Tag Archives: String of Beads

Beaded Blocks and Borders 11

These designs are great for using up little scraps of fused fabric, and I have used a pieced background to use larger pieces of creamy prints … ideal scrap quilts. Giveaway today for one owner and operator of Electric Quilt … Continue reading

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 10 and a Giveaway

OK, time to give away a copy of the latest Quiltmaker Magazine, but sorry, only to an Aussie. On Page 32 there is a String of Beads design … which I lifted from one of the series of designs I … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Applique 17

  This design could have been from one of the String of Beads project folders!

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String of Beads Roundabout 16

    Very pretty!

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Beads, Baubles and Chains 13 and 14

  Little scraps of colour on a rather plain background! I am doing some dressmaking … and I am using some cotton fabrics … and there are scraps.   Some of those scraps are of a Batik fabric … a … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Applique 16

This design looked quite faded, but that is understandable … it was designed in Electric Quilt 5 so has been around for a while! I thought it was a good one to follow the String of Beads variation yesterday as … Continue reading

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Beads, Baubles and Chains 1 and 2

A slight variation of the String of Beads design, with a cluster of beads in the centre, and a border influenced by the Double Wedding Ring design. Now with a more open space around the centre cluster.

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Beaded Fans 5

Pretty and feminine. Nine hundred and fifty six (956) little leaf shapes, about two inches long. (Counted before my first coffee of the day … I will not garantee the accuracy of that figure!)

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 1, 2 and 3

This is one of the project files I found recently … and I think it is about time the designs get their moment in the spotlight. The colours could use some work … they look a bit faded in this … Continue reading

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Double Wedding String of Beads 9 and 10

Lots of open space for quilting separated with lots of tiny scraps cut into little leaf shapes. Lots more tiny scraps, nowhere near as much space for quilting.

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