with Amy Gibson
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!
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.
Amy introduces you to her My Favorite Things quilt, an Irish Chain design that spotlights sentimental fabrics with its square-in-a-square block.
Using careful planning for fabric placement, become a master piecer with this gorgeous single Irish Chain quilt that comes together like a puzzle.
Learn how size and scale can dramatically change the look of your quilt as Amy uses her Cross Your Heart quilt to demonstrate how many different looks you can get by just altering the orientation of half-square triangles.
Sew along with Amy as you make your own Cross My Heart baby quilt. Amy will show you her preferred method of making half-square triangles.
Want to incorporate the Irish Chain into your own quilts? Amy advises on how and where to find inspiration.
Praise for Amy Gibson's Craftsy Block of the Month 2012:
"Amy was a great teacher and I learned way more than I imagined I would. This was my first quilt and it turned out beautifully. I feel like I gained years and years of knowledge in just a few easy-to-follow lessons. Thank you for a wonderful course. I would highly recommend this class to anyone."
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