Get Lucky With 7 Irish-Inspired Quilt Patterns

les amis quilt When you think of traditional Irish quilts, the Irish chain is likely the first to come to mind. While it’s widely debated whether the art form is even Irish — some believe it was developed in the United States — there’s no arguing it’s one of the oldest quilt patterns that continues to be popular today. No matter its origin, these quilt designs are all inspired by the luck of the Irish. Plus, each one is beautiful, beginner-friendly and a perfect St. Patrick’s Day craft, so go on and add one to your to-stitch list, stat.

1. Irish Quilt Pattern

Celebrate Ireland with this Celtic twist, Celtic knot, and shamrock Irish quilt pattern! This pattern is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, or any day of the year you’re feeling LUCKY!


2. Cross My Heart Quilt

cross my heart quilt Though technically a baby quilt, this piece would also look stunning hung on your wall. It’s perfect for beginners — you just need to sew nine-patch blocks and half-square triangles.


3. Les Amis Quilt

les amis quilt Floral-inspired blocks are set off by easy strip-pieced Irish chains, giving this quilt a totally modern take on the classic tradition.


4. My Favorite Things Quilt

my favorite things quilt Show off your favorite prints with a simple Irish chain design. It’s kind of like a picture frame collage, but quilted!


5. Jelly Roll Chains

on a jelly roll quilt For these Irish chains and pieced stars, jelly rolls are your secret weapon. With just one, you can make a lap-sized quilt or two smaller (baby and toddler-sized) projects.


6. Candy Shoppe Quilt

candy shoppe quilt Pair a crisp white background fabric with brightly colored jelly rolls to make this playful quilt. It gives off an old gumball machine vibe, but you can swap out whatever colors you love best and make it all your own.


7. Four-Leaf Clover Block

four leaf clover quilt block It’s not an Irish chain, but just think how cool this block would look when framed with one. It’s beginner-friendly and a great scrap-buster, so you can use any green fabrics you have left over from those chain quilts. Lucky you!


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2 Responses to “Get Lucky With 7 Irish-Inspired Quilt Patterns”

  1. Tamnera

    Have several Irish patterns that would be fun to make

  2. Janet Stuckey

    Trying to get a pattern.