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May 26, 2023
Bunch of Beads 27, 28 from Virtual Quilter

A fun way to use up lots of little scraps.

The applique can be done using fusible webbing and finishing with either hand embroidery or machine zigzag.

Love the second one!

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April 14, 2023
Double Wedding String of Beads 25, 26 from Virtual Quilter

Need to add some quilting motifs to this file … could be an interesting project for a wet day!

I like the second design!, though not as much room for quilting.

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May 27, 2021
Double Wedding String of Beads 19, 20 from Virtual Quilter

String of Beads was popular nearly one hundred years ago, and that was many years before fusible webbing and cutting machines were available. I have made several items using that one simple shape before I bought a cutting machine, but the next one will be cut mechanically, guided by computer.

I love the first design, but this second one would look great with the motifs I deleted from the first quilted in the open spaces I created, and I think I would like it more!

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