Tangled Irish Chain 30

Tangled Irish Chain 30

Irish chains without the blues of yesterday!

I like this one too!

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Tangled irish Chain Blues 29

Tangled irish Chain blues

I like it.

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Irish Log Cabin 13, 14, 15, 16

Irish Log Cabin OP 13

Love the first one … should have saved it for last!

Irish Log Cabin OP 14

Still like this … almost the same as the first, but with four blocks changed.

Irish Log Cabin OP 15

Like the third …

Irish Log Cabin OP 16

… and love the last. Just as well I didn’t save the first until last, as now I am not sure which is the best!

The group photo … now I think I should modify the corner blocks in the last one!

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Burgoyne Surrounded by Irish 48

Burgoyne Surrounded by Irish 48

Burgoyne Surrounded blocks surrounding one Triple Irish chain, but in turn surrounded by more Triple irish Chain blocks.

I still like the way these blocks work together.

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Irish 9P 42

Irish 9P 42

Nice, and simple.

When  Sheila sent the photo of her quilt I opened up the Irish Chain file and let some light in there. It has been a while since I shared any Irish Chain variations so have taken a quilt design from each of the folders, more from the Irish Log Cabin project file … and have enough to fill the week.

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Triple Irish Chain 17

Triple Irish Chain 17

Room for quilting to shine in a Triple Irish Chain.

Some time ago I shared Triple Irish Chain 2 in the introduction to this series.

In a land far, far away, somebody saw that post, and liked one of them enough to make it.

Triple Irish Chain 3 by Sheila

I usually think of open spaces in designs as places I can let the quilting be a star.

Sheila took it one step further …

The only change I made was to add the pieced stars in some of the big white blocks.  It’s the biggest quilt I’ve made, about 118” square and I will be giving it to my sister in law.  I can’t wait to see how she likes it.  She asked me to make her a quilt in grey and cream, and the rest was up to me.

I love seeing my virtual quilts become reality, and will reward Sheila with her choice of design as a PDF … when she makes up her mind what she wants!

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EQ 9x9s OP 14

EQ 9x9s OP 14

Simple blocks, tipped on point … simple fabric choices with the emphasis on contrast.

I love it.

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White Quilting 3

White Quilting 3

Tricky applique, simple quilting.

Please note that the simple quilting would not go over the applique in any real quilt of mine … I would outline each applique shape in this design, and stop those simple lines at the outline.

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A Whiter Shade on Antique Gold 5

A Whiter Shade on Antique Gold 5

Love it!

A Whiter Shade on Antique Gold 5b

The design elements may show up better with the pieces outlined, but I much prefer the design without them.

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Log Jam 61, 62, 63, 64, 65


Log Jam 61

I have shown a lot of pretty, feminine designs lately, so today I am sharing something different, and more suitable for the rough and tumble for a family of boys.

Log Jam 62

Two nearly the same above and below.

Log Jam 63

I suspect that all these designs would look rather sweet with a different choice of fabrics.

Log Jam 64

My favourite for the day above.

Log Jam 65

Or maybe this one is the favourite.

The group photo … so you can see them all at the same time.

More Log Cabin designs in the middle of next week.

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