Fabric Beads

Discover the beauty of fabric beads and learn how to create your own unique jewelry pieces. Explore top ideas for incorporating fabric beads into your craft projects.
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The other weekend at the C&G class we were looking at ways of embellishing your work. As my work is generally unadorned and bling is a definite no-no, this meant lots of research for me. This is one of my favourite parts of teaching C&G – I have a great excuse to go and look up artists and ideas and techniques and learn more myself. One of the things I came across was making your own beads using straws (an article in a Quilting Arts freebie on embellishment techniques by Gail Ellspermann –…

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Brenda Kirby
My quilted fabric bead obsession continues...         (Which is good, as they are now selling almost as fast as I can stitch them!)      ... Buttons, Bijoux, Fiber Jewelry, Felt Jewelry, Felt Beads, Fiber Art Jewelry, How To Make Beads, Perler, Bead Crafts

My quilted fabric bead obsession continues... (Which is good, as they are now selling almost as fast as I can stitch them!) I've been experimenting with different fabrics, quilting stitches and sizes... Below are some examples of beads made from batik fabric, ( Yay! a great way to use up that stash I bough years ago!) Here, on the beads pictured above, the quilting is done in short rows going around the beads, creating a semi textured bead. Pictured above and below, I chose to do an all-over…

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Liz Wauchope