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Burgoyne Surrounded by Irish 26

  Long time no see …. yet another series which has been overlooked for quite some time.

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Burgoyne Surrounded by the Irish 42, 43, 44 and 45

Burgoyne Surrounded is a block that has intrigued me for a long time … it is a much more complex block than pretty much anything I have seen from that time. The block may be complex by comparison to others … Continue reading

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Burgoyne Surrounded by Irish 30

Burgoyne surrounded by Irish surrounded by Burgoyne surrounded by Irish! (Sounds like some Irish blarney!) PS Visit Barbara Brackman to see some real Irish Chains

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Burgoyne Surrounded by Irish 28

Almost lacy! Burgoyne is surrounded, but not by Irish … but a block which is useful to mix with the Irish Chain blocks. Could be made with scrappy darks and a plain light.

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Burgoyne Surrounded by Irish 27

Interesting. There are some single Irish Chain blocks, some Burgoyne Surrounded, some of the alternate blocks used in Double Irish Chain … and a heap of the rogue chain like block I introduced to the mix. I am starting to … Continue reading

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BSI Burgyne Surrounded by Irish 24 and 25

I had almost forgotten about this series, but remembered it in time to add it to the extended Irish weekend. The first design didn’t have any true Irish chain blocks, but this one has both Double Irish Chain and Single … Continue reading

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Burgoyne Surrounded by Irish 23

Burgoyne is surrounded by the Irish Chains in this design. Love the ‘missing’ blocks on each side.

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Burgoyne Surrounded by Irish or BSI 21

Apart from the alternative corner in the bottom left corner, I like this one! I have added some sashing, sometimes contrast, some times matching the background, to spice up this series ….. and I am liking it. Also liking the … Continue reading

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BSI 14, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20

This shows up the contrast between the blocks of Double Irish Chain and Burgoyne Surrounded, but it is not one of the best results of combining the two. (I deleted 15 because it was identical to 17) Like this one. … Continue reading

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BSI 14

Don’t the Burgoyne Surrounded blocks look dainty compared to the Irish Chain blocks? I still marvel at the complexity of the Burgoyne Surrounded block and think it is a great pity we know next to nothing about the person who … Continue reading

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