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July 29, 2014
Double Irish Chain from Tim Quilts

I have another antique top to share.    The pattern is Double Irish Chain.


It was made in Pennsylvania.   The Fabrics are beautiful and in great shape for its age (circa 1870)

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The wide border and large blue squares leave me a lot of room for hand quilting.

Here are some more pictures (click pictures to enlarge)

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Happy Quilting


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May 2, 2014
Spring Blossoms Small Quilt Tutorial from Patchwork Posse

The Spring blossoms are out and they are the inspiration to this super quick and easy small wallhanging or table quilt.

Everything is in bloom now– the tulips, the trees…..I love walking by the blossoms on the trees.  They smell so yummy!

After digging around in the Sewing Cottage, I found that I had made the double irish chain quilt block out of some super spring-like fabric.  It was a perfect fit for making into a small quilt!

Spring Blossoms Small Quilt Tutorial

Spring blossoms quilt tutorial | patchwork posse #yoyo #quiltblock

finished size: 21″ X 21″

Materials Needed:

1 quilt block– Double Irish Chain

Fabric scraps- yo ...

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November 8, 2013
ASU Sundevil Quilt from Lost Quilt Come Home Page

Dorothy Hicks reports the loss of a quilt she made for her daughter, Tia Hicks-Hawpe, when she went away to ASU in 2007. The quilt was last seen during September 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. It was stolen during a burglary along with almost all of Tia’s other belongings.

The ASU Sundevil quilt fits an extra long twin dorm bed. The main colors are burgundy and yellow. It is made with a plaid fabric and was embellished with a Sundevil patch. This quilt is machine pieced and machine quilted. Tia’s name is stitched into the quilt. The label says ...

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April 26, 2013
Who's Going to HMQS? from BedofRosesMQ

This year our guild is the featured guild at the Home Machine Quilter's Show (HMQS) in Salt Lake City. I have entered two of my quilt. The Double Irish Chain quilt I made for my grandson. My quilt second quilt is from the book Quilted Legends of the West and is called White Bear.

When I first made White Bear in the mid 1990's I belonged to a guild in WA. I entered it in the guild show and it won viewer's choice that year. My husband liked the quilt so much I gave it to him ...

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March 17, 2013
Colorful Double Irish Chain from Back Porch Quiltworks

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

The luck o' the Irish brought me this cheerful Double Irish Chain quilt. The customer requested shamrocks in the open spaces and feathers in the chains using green thread. In the outside borders I put a wavy line and an alternating heart. The batting was Hobbs 80/20 and the thread was So Fine top and bottom.

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