Beads on a String

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Beads on a String Pattern


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Quilting: Beads on a String
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • use a sewing machine, use a rotary cutter, ruler & mat

Pattern Description:

Use your bright scraps to make this quilt perfect for a young girl! Instrucitons and yardage for a throw or twin sized quilt. Easy strip pieced string beads and four patch bead blocks. Have fun choosing what YOUR beads will look like!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • throw: 53" x 66", twin: 72" x 90"


  • throw: 1 2/3 yds. background, 1 3/4 yds. medium colors (5 or more colors for beads, string beads & border), 1 1/8 yds. light contrasting colors (5 or more colors for beads and border), 1 yd. 1st border, 3 2/3 yds. backing

About Designer

About Designer

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My quilt patterns have been published in magazines and books and I freelance design patterns for Clothworks fabric company. I have self published and coauthored a book, Strangled by Wild Geese with my daughter, Laura Day. She wrote the quilt mystery in the book and I designed and made the projects all using flying geese segments-check it out at our
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