Saturday, July 30, 2016

Beads on My Quilts

A bead is a small, decorative object that is formed in a variety of shapes and sizes of a material such as stone, bone, shell, glass, plastic, wood or pearl and that a small hole is drilled for threading or stringing. Beads range in size from under 1 millimeter (0.039 in) to over 1 centimeter (0.39 in) in diameter.

Here are a couple of small quilts before and after pictures, that's before and after beads!


Jean Campbell said...

Beautiful work!

Everything is about texture for me. I kept wondering how I could use beads on touch quilts. I picked up the solution from Laura McGrath's post this week on Set It on Fire. She used strands of beads under a sheer curtain from the dump. I'll capture my Mardi Gras beads by stitching them into little rivulets under organza so they can't be picked free by exploring fingers.

Melody Crust said...

Great ideas! Thanks Jean.