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The Twisted Irish Chain

with Amy Gibson
Put your own twist on the Irish Chain pattern for quilts that bring timeless, personalized style to any room. Create three Irish Chain quilts and learn to design your own!

Find out how to make single, double and triple Irish Chain quilts alongside quilting instructor and pattern designer Amy Gibson. Be inspired by the Irish Chain and gain confidence as you create the My Favorite Things quilt — the perfect pattern for showing off beloved prints and getting creative with negative space. Go step by step through the accessible Granny Square quilt, and receive color placement tips you can use to lay out a captivating quilt. Then, learn to play with size, scale and half-square triangles while you create the precious Cross My Heart quilt. Amy also will demystify design, so you can create one-of-a-kind Irish Chain patterns you'll be proud to piece!


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Lesson 1. Introduction to Irish Chains

  • Meet your instructor, Amy Gibson, and learn how to create a nine-patch, a quintessential element to the Irish Chain. Then discover the world of double and triple Irish Chains.


Lesson 2. My Favorite Things Quilt


Lesson 3. Granny Square Quilt


Lesson 4. Design Choices


Lesson 5. Cross My Heart Quilt


Lesson 6. Designing Your Own Irish Chain

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