Tag Archives: String of Beads

Quilting Thread and Beads 5

Love it. I fell in love with String of Beads soon after I discovered patchwork and quilting 30 years ago. Inspired by a black and white picture in a book I started scribbling strings of beads on scraps of paper … Continue reading

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Double Wedding String of Beads 15

I like it. This is what can happen when you combine two old, familiar designs … and play. Every so often people ask me why I share a virtual quilt every day … the answer is simply that I may … Continue reading

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Beaded Borders 6

Simple and elegant … love it. Love each of those borders every time I use them in a virtual design.

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 15

Neat and tidy … and space for quilting.

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Quilting Thread and Beads 4

Love it! One of those designs which makes me wonder how I did that!

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Beaded Blocks and Borders 16

Love  it … and with the knowledge I have gained over the last week or so, I would use a zigzag machine stitch … or do buttonhole by hand. The quilt top which taught me this lesson should be bordered … Continue reading

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Bunch of Beads 8

Note to self … there is a good reason for adding a coloured binding to virtual quilts which have extensive areas of white background extending to the edge! The coloured beads look like they are floating on the screen! During … Continue reading

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Quilting Thread and Beads 3

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Beaded Blocks and Borders in Batik 15

Like it very much! ******** Today is the last day I will be accepting comments for freebies, for tomorrow I will be sending freebies to all those who have left a comment on each virtual quilt. After Pompeii 41 … … Continue reading

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Quilting Thread and Beads 2

The applique is minimal, but the quilt is anything but minimal. This is what I have in mind while building a collection of quilting pattern blocks … using part applique and part quilting to create what started as an applique … Continue reading

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