This very easy to piece design was inspired by the traditional Irish symbol, Brigid's Cross, which is hand woven out of rushes, reeds or straw and displayed in kitchens to protect against fire. This simple patchwork design is the first of Scarlett's interpretations of Celtic/Irish/Scottish symbols for quilters.
The quilt design features 12" blocks, set together in straight rows with a 6" pieced border and a 3" plain border. Because of the unique and unexpected way this patchwork design was created, the actual blocks in this quilt are made all the same, but are set alternating between being turned upright and turned sideways. The pieced border is made up of two different pieced border blocks that alternate and a pieced corner block.
A scalloped leaf design for the machine quilting is included in this pattern. Please click on the blog entry/news article link to see EQ layouts for queen or king size versions of this simple quilt pattern.
Well known for her Celtic knotwork designs for applique, sashiko, embroidery and quilting, Scarlett also enjoys designing delightful scrap quilts based on traditional patterns. She brings a unique ...
Well known for her Celtic knotwork designs for applique, sashiko, embroidery and quilting, Scarlett also enjoys designing delightful scrap quilts based on traditional patterns. She brings a unique perspective to these redesigned classic patchwork patterns, keeping the vintage look but using easier techniques for the construction.
All of Scarlett's e-patterns contain clickable links to Galleries showing more samples of each design and pictures of completed projects made by quilters who have purchased her patterns. Links are also provided for you to buy specialty notions like bias bars, fusible bias tape makers, preprinted Celtic knot blocks for embroidery or sashiko, thimbles, needles and other specialty items.
Until further notice, customers living in the countries belonging to the European Union will not be able to purchase e-patterns from Scarlett because of the new VAT digital goods law that went into effect on January 1st. Any attempt to pay for e-patterns through PayPal will result in an error message for EU customers. All EU countries are blocked out.
All other international customers may purchase e-patterns without any problems. Scarlett is sorry for this necessary restriction, but the new VAT law is far too cumbersome for her to deal with for her independent pattern business.