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August 6, 2021
Gran’s Bead Box 17, 18 from Virtual Quilter

Nice one, and it brings back memories of being allowed to play with button boxes when I was little … by my Mum and grandmother on dad’s side of the family. Scattered amongst the buttons were beads, and some of them were pearls.

Love the quilting in the second design.

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May 16, 2020
Gran’s Bead Box 5, 6 from Virtual Quilter

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 way to waste a few hours, and is a great way to play with beads without the risk of spilling them all over the table, the floor, and anything else within range.

I really should be spending time learning more about machine embroidery as I think these could be interesting embroideries, but I am determined that I will get all ...

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