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July 10, 2021
Beaded Border Strings 9, 10 from Virtual Quilter

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 much more fun to add a little cluster of some sort.

Of course, it is much more interesting to tangle up the beads along the whole length of the border too.

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January 17, 2021
Beaded Border Strings 17, 18 from Virtual Quilter

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 may know I like playing with quilting designs too, and I have found a great post on how to quilt applique blocks … and quilts.

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May 17, 2020
Beaded Border Strings 16, 17, 18 from Virtual Quilter

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 assorted String of Beads borders I had, and how many corners.

Well, there are twenty assorted strings for side borders, and over one hundred and twenty ways to get them around corners, and many of them will work for different side strings … in the second design all the corners will work for a single string in the centre of a ...

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