Donna Napier would like to recover a Double Irish Chain that she made for her daughter. She writes, “When my husband and I took our daughter to college In Los Angeles, she had the quilt. Unbeknownst to me, she gave the quilt to my husband to take home. My husband cannot remember if the quilt made it home in San Diego and was accidentally donated with other items or if it was stolen curbside near the dormitory in Los Angeles while he was getting the car…I only discovered the quilt was missing when my daughter came home from college ...read more
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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)
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)
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
finished size: 21″ X 21″
1 quilt block– Double Irish Chain
Fabric scraps- yo ...read more
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 ...read more
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.
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.