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Beads on a String


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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! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY use a sewing machine, use a rotary cutter, ruler & mat SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS throw: 53" x 66", twin: 72" x 90"

Supplies Needed

  • Throw: background: 1 2/3 yds, bead & border medium colors(5 or more colors): 1 3/4 yds, bead & border light colors (5 or more colors): 1 1/8 yds, inner border & binding: 1 yard, backing: 3 1/2 yds
  • batting: 59" x 66"

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Cottage Quilt Designs
Cottage Quilt Designs
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 I live with my husband in a small town in Michigan near the Saginaw Bay.