More Bead Quilt Squares

I wanted to show you some more bead quilt squares that I receive from members of the awesome BeadFX Opening Bead Night gang. Creating the squares is a project we took on as a team in support of Bead&Button’s Beac It Forward project which raises money for breast cancer. Each of the squares below were made using peyote stitch. Dawn Cottingham further embellished two squares with bead quilling. This is a technique I had only associated with paper. It looks fantastic. Dawn has a book on a bead quilling. I’ll report back in the comments with its info. Claudette Bunting …

Bead&Button Bead Quilt

Every year, beaders from around the world pick up their needles and thread in support of Bead&Button’s Bead It Forward Project in support of breast cancer research. Beaders stitch squares using a variety of techniques incorporating a chosen theme. This year’s theme is flowers. The squares are stitched together to create the most amazing bead quilts which are then auctioned off at the Social Night held during the Bead&Button Show in June. BeadFX’s Opening Beading Night grew out of creating jewellery in support of The Corsage Project. A gathering of beaders using their talents to make jewellery for young women …